Read more about the Shamrocks 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!
SHAMROCKS GROSS MOTOR GAMES
Shamrock Shape Spin – Move like an animal from shamrock to shamrock identifying the shapes each time!
Shamrock Shake – Pick a card and use a bean bag as a pretend shamrock to move according to the direction listed on the card.
Shamrock Shuffle – Side-step shuffle through the shamrock cards while staying in number order!
Shamrock & Roll Dance – Choose a card to find which movement action to do during the shamrock & roll dance.
Move Like a Shamrock – Read the action on the card and move like a shamrock or St. Patrick’s themed action!
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
- velcro – to keep pieces stuck to the carpet