Read more about the Penguins 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!
PENGUINS GROSS MOTOR GAMES
Number Waddle – Roll the cube to see exactly how to waddle to the penguin numbers (1-30) around the room!
Penguin Push – Use the directions on different body part cards to push the penguin around the room.
Don’t Slip on the Ice – Spin a number to see how many times to jump over the ice. Make sure to jump all the way over, so you don’t slip on the ice!
Feed the Penguins – Move around the room like an animal while finding fish and feeding the matching penguin.
Move Like a Penguin – Pick a card and move like the directions on the card in a penguin themed way!
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