Simple Gross Motor Game With Paper Plates

Are you ever in a bind where you need something simple and fast to work on gross motor skills?  For this activity all you will need is some paper plates to work on balance and coordination.  There are simple variations that you can do to the activity to make this simple gross motor game more difficult or less difficult.  Get out your paper plates and try this!

Simple Gross Motor Game with paper plates. This gross motor activity is perfect for preschool gross motor, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physical education. #grossmotor #preschool

Simple Balance Game – With Paper Plates

Needed

Paper or Plastic Plates

How To Play

Start by stacking the paper plates on the child’s head.  See how many paper plates you can stack before the plates fall off.

Simple Gross Motor Game with paper plates. This gross motor activity is perfect for preschool gross motor, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physical education. #grossmotor #preschool

Try to do this same activity standing on one leg.  Be sure to do it on both sides.

Try it now in tandem standing.  Take turns with each foot getting a chance to be in front.

Now try to walk with the paper plates on your head.  Try to go backward and forward.

Simple Gross Motor Game with paper plates. This gross motor activity is perfect for preschool gross motor, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physical education. #grossmotor #preschool

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