Read more about the Bats & Spiders Gross Motor Games included in this set below. See examples of the gross motor games in the photos 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 will soon be part of the Endless Themed Gross Motor Games Bundle!
BATS & SPIDERS GROSS MOTOR GAMES
Spider Web Toss – Toss the pretend spider at the colored spider web that was spun!
Bat Balance – Roll the cube and move down the bat balance path in the movement that is shown!
Spider Spin & Dance – Choose a card and move like a spider in the way that the card says!
Batty Bending – Complete the batty bending exercise the number of times rolled on the cube!
Move Like Spiders & Bats – Pick a card and move in a fun way like the spider & bat themed movements around the classroom!
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:
- suction spinner
- pocket cube
- large pom poms or crumpled paper
- painter’s tape – to get pieces to stick to the wall