Parents, teachers, OT's, and PT's can use this resource to address a child's gross motor skills this summer.
Designed by an occupational therapist, SUMMER ASTRONAUT presents 8 activities that focus on a child's balance, strength, body awareness, praxis, and locomotor skills. It is for all children, pre-k through first/second grade, though older kids benefit too.
Gross motor skills are key to developing good movement skills, to the ability to sit upright in class to pay attention, and to achieving success in school.
Astronaut themed summer activities in this resource include the following:
2- Space Shuttle
3- Mission Control Directions
4- Astronaut Training
5- Satellite Stop and Go
6- Gather moon Rocks
7- Asteroid Toss
8- Blast Off
These activities can be adapted to suit all children.
If you are interested in this product, SUMMER ASTRONAUT, you may be interested in the 3 other products in the Summer Skills series:
SUMMER EXPLORER: OT Sensory Skills (8 summertime, explorer-themed sensory activities
SUMMER DETECTIVE: OT Looking and Listening Skills (8 summertime, detective-themed visual and auditory activities)
SUMMER ARTIST: OT Fine Motor Skills (8 summertime, artist-themed fine motor skills activities)
Or purchase all 4 products in my SUMMER SKILLS BUNDLE. This bundle contains the following 4 Summer Skills resources:
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