Read more about the Santa 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 is part of the Endless Themed Gross Motor Games Bundle!
Santa Gross Motor Games
Sleigh Spin & Sit– Spread the sleighs around the room and spin to see how to move to the each one. Sit down quickly when you get there!
Ho! Ho! Go! – (similar to red light, green light) – Move when you see Go! and stop when you see No! to get across the room first to win!
Santa Stretch – Stretch like the picture on the Santa hat for the amount of time that is rolled on the pocket cube before moving to the next Santa hat.
Candy Cane Lane – Take turns moving down the printable candy cane lane like the action rolled on the pocket cube!
Move Like Christmas – Pick a card and move in a fun way like the Christmas themed words and movements 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:
- suction spinner
- pocket cube
- painter’s tape – to get pieces to stick to the wall or floor
- velcro – to attach pieces to the carpet