Category: gross-motor

Randolf Shuffle

See Also: Randolf Shuffle Tutorial Randolf Shuffle Videos Download: 192 Randolf Shuffle Randolf Shuffle Phase 1 Inst Randolf Shuffle Phase 2 Inst Randolf Shuffle Phase 3 Inst Introduction Randolf Shuffle is a simple yet effective activity to build gross-motor skills,…

Randolf Shuffle Videos

These samples are designed to be demonstrations only. You are encouraged to use these and to build your own sequences according to the instructions in the Randolf Shuffle activity. Simple Sequences Right Arm: Left Arm: Both Arms: Right Leg: Left…

Air Balloons

Introduction Air Balloons is a fun and easy exercise designed to develop gross motor skills, visual targeting, visual-motor coordination, and vergence. The child is required to coordinate movement in a confined space to bat balloons back and forth with a…

Clapping Games

Purpose: To develop rhythm, bilateral integration, and laterality awareness. Materials: Two simple chairs or stools. Metronome, music. Procedure: Child and therapist sit erect, facing one another. Rest hands on knees, palms down. Set a beat on the metronome (a song…

Ball Bounce Instructions

  Ball Bounce Instructions These instructions are only a sample of the many things you can do with simple balls. Balls have a bad name in part because they are known to break things in classrooms and homes. The key…

Jumping Jacks

  Follow the directions below. You should already be familiar with loading exercises and approaching therapy. Feel free to use the Metronome at any time to improve accuracy, speed, and control. Jumping Jacks are a great way to energize clients and…

Hopscotch

    Hopscotch Purpose:  To organize visually directed gross motor and balancing activities. Please see attached file for Materials and Procedure.    

Ball On String From Teeth

Ball On String From Teeth Purpose: To develop freedoms between visually monitored space organization and gross bodily movement patterns Apparatus: A red ball on a length of string. Method: Patient is to hold string securely between teeth.  Bend over parallel…

Mental Gymnastics

MENTAL GYMNASTICS – click to download PDF MENTAL GYMNASTICS – Bilateral Integration and Cognitive Loading This activity helps to develop the integration of the two halves of the brain, and the ability to multitask. The inclusion of this technique in therapy…