Read more about the Back to School Gross Motor Games included in this set below. See examples of the gross motor games above.
Print and prep the gross motor games for your back to preschool & kinder theme. Switch out the 5 activities each time you switch themes. The hard work of coming up ways to get your kiddos more active during the school day is done for you. Simply add the move & learn gross motor games into your planning to increase learning and reach all learning styles.
The games take just minutes to prep, and won’t drain your ink supply. The gross motor games were created for 3-6 year-olds to be played in a group setting or with just one kiddo.
Why are gross motor skills so important?
Strengthening gross motor skills helps with every day tasks including getting dressed, playing organized activities and sports, sitting upright in a chair, eating, picking up toys, getting on and off the potty, and more.
Each gross motor activity comes with an instruction page.
This product is part of the Endless Themed Gross Motor Games Bundle!
Back to School Gross Motor Games
Check Your Clothes – Roll the dice and check to see what color your clothes are. Then move to the correct colored crayon card like the movement shown!
Stuck in Glue – Don’t get stuck in the glue! Spin a number and jump, step over, or leap that many times over the glue making sure not to touch it and get stuck.
Balance the Counting Bear – Pick a card and identify the body part on the card. Try to balance the counting bear on that body part. Choose another card and play again!
Find the Letter Backpacks – Roll the die or pick an animal card. Move like that animal to one of the letters in your name and say the letter!
Move Like School Supplies – Pick a card and move in a fun way like the school supply around the room!
The printable pieces of each gross motor game are included in the file. Laminating the pieces is recommended. Other supplies that could be used to set up the activities include:
- cube dice with pockets
- painter’s tape – to get pieces to stick to the wall or floor
- velcro – to attach pieces to the carpet