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There are many different gross motor skills that we can work on as our kids grow up. One activity that most kids just love to do is Jumping. There are many different ways to Jump. You can use jumping to build coordination and get your child active. We are going to explore some easy ways to jump with two feet. These jumping activities can help develop the legs and...

Welcome to the Months of the Year Printable Series November Tracing Lines exercises! The November images are themed to Thanksgiving and fall with acorns, hay, turkeys, and more!  This November Tracing Lines motor skills exercises are perfect to help develop your child’s motor skills and are tied to the monthly theme.  These cute exercises should be a fun...

Often times when doing a gross motor activity you might have not have group of people to do it with. I thought I would show some single person activities you can do with a ball to match up with the Gross Motor Movements with Balls. Before we start any activity with balls in the house we set up rules of what can and can’t be done.I suggest you do this as well. Our...

Welcome to the Months of the Year Printable Series October Tracing Lines exercises! These October Tracing Lines motor skills exercises are perfect to help develop your child’s motor skills and are tied to the monthly theme with images of candy corn, spider webs, ghosts, and jack o lanterns too!  These cute exercises should be a fun addition to your lessons.  This...

Fall means lots of changes in weather soon. I know that my girls and I can’t get out as much as we would want to. I’m always looking for ways to entertain the girls. We do a lot of gross motor activities with balls. There are so many different activities you can do. We have three favorites at our house: hot potato, passing the ball down the line and passing...

The summer is coming to an end and but there is still time to get outside for some sidewalk chalk fun! We have a lot of fun during the year waiting for the bus and play a game of walking the lines. I follow her lead around the lines. At the end of the school year we did a few things differently. We change it from walking to measuring the lines with our feet. We did...

Welcome to the Months of the Year Printable Series September Tracing Lines exercises! The September harvest images range from apples to corn to crows.  This September Tracing Lines motor skills exercises are perfect to help develop your child’s motor skills and are tied to the monthly theme.  These cute exercises should be a fun addition to your lessons.  This...

Prewriting pritnables are always fun to have when you are learning how to write. My girls love to the various prewriting printables that I have made and those that I have used here from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom. As my girls have got older my two oldest girls have been upset that they don’t get the prewriting pages the work on those early years fine motor...

Summer is here and often I here, I’m bored! I keep several of the toys in the house away for a few months before summer. I pull them out when it is rainy or to hot to get out or they are just bored. I thought I would show you three of our favorite toys for fine motor and being creative. Zoomorphs After the girls out grew our potato head but still liked to create...

If you have not guess from my last few post, I LOVE masking tape activities. They can be changed and rearranged to do anything with them. Some of my earlier posts are have been Masking Tape Gross Motor Challenge, Side Ways Animal Walking, Using Yarn Lines for Gross Motor and Tape Letters This time I thought I would show you how I set up an obstacle course during...

I love using masking tape for lots of gross motor. It is easy to use. You can see some of the past posts I have done using them Side Ways Animal Walking, Using yarn Lines for Gross Motor or ABC Tape Letters. Those post use masking tape or can be done using masking tape. What you need for this activity: masking tape. Every now and then I set up a simple ladder for...

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