Gross motor skills are incredibly important for children. Activities that help encourage growth of gross motor skills are also ones that help strengthen muscles including legs, arms, and core. These toys will help encourage children to strengthen gross motor skills in a fun and exciting way. Children will see these activities as games and never know the many benefits the provide.
ALEX Toys Active Play Monkey Balance Board
Kids can practice balancing with this fun Active Play Monkey Balance Board. Balance is an important skill for kids to master. This will also help encourage coordination and leg strength.
Coordination and balance are strengthened with the Gonge Top. This fun toy can be used both indoor and outdoor. Kids can basically roll around in the toy while strengthening core muscles.
Crocodile Hop Floor Game
Children can enjoy this game in classrooms, small groups or even individually. The Crocodile Hop Floor Game can help with shape, number and color recognition as well as problem solving and gross motor skills.
Sunny Patch Turtle Target Toss Game
A fun game to help children with aim and tossing skills. The Sunny Patch Turtle Target Toss Game can also help with hand eye coordination as well as counting.
Sensory Stonez and Stepperz
Place these Sensory Stonez and Stepperz on the ground and children can hop from one to the other. This can be helpful for strengthening leg muscles as well as core muscles and balance. These can be moved around in all different shapes and arrangements.
Melissa and Doug Hopscotch Mat
Hopscotch is a classic game that most kids find to be incredibly fun. Little do they know this Melissa and Doug Hopscotch Mat is helpful for number recognition, following patterns, and jumping skills.
Yogarilla Exercises and Activities
Yoga is a fantastic way to encourage children to strengthen balancing skills, coordination, as well as strengthening all muscles in the whole body. These Yogarilla cards are a fun way to encourage children to participate in this fun activity.
Egg Basic Shapes and Colors
If you are looking for a quieter activity that can help promote gross motor skills, Egg Basic Shapes and Colors is an excellent choice. Children can practice color and shape recognition while fitting two parts of the eggs together.
Edushape Easy Grip Soft Foam Sensory Blocks
Practicing developmental skills such as angles, fitting together puzzle pieces and logic can be exercised in this fun way. The Educshape Easy Grip Soft Foam Sensory Blocks are fantastic tools for sensory and visual development. Plus they are strong enough that kids can climb on, throw, or bounce around.
Trapeze Gym Rings with Chains
Fun gym rings are excellent for strengthening arm muscles. The Trapeze Gym Rings With Chains can be hung on ceilings or current swing set systems. This is fun to swing around, can be a super sensory tool, and strengthen grip and arm muscles.