Superhero Activities – Fine Motor and Gross Motor Planning Ideas

What’s not to love about a Superhero?  Kids love superheroes!

The ability to fly, scale buildings, and disappear in the blink of the eye?

I can see the draw.

With all of the super powers and super skills, it’s only natural that superhero activities are a must for any fine motor or gross motor activities.

Superhero Activities - Fine motor and gross motor activities with a superhero theme.

Superhero Activities – Fine Motor and Gross Motor Planning Ideas

It’s superhero week and that means lots of superhero activities that incorporate gross motor skills and fine motor skills.

Superhero Brain Breaks

Superhero activities week is started off by getting some energy out with some superhero moves.  These are great to use anytime during the week (really any time of the year)! Get your own set of Superhero Brain Break Cards.

Superhero Activities - Superhero Brain Break Cards

Superhero Beading

Superhero beading activities are perfect for working on fine motor skills.  In this superhero activity, the superheros bead according to the number on their super star. Fine motor skills plus counting in one activity.  Get the superhero beading in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero Activities - Superhero beading

Superhero Masks

Superheroes need masks.  Superheroes don’t want their true identity to be known.  The next superhero activity includes using scissor skills to make those perfect masks.  Get the superhero mask printable in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero Activities - Superhero Scissor Skills for superhero masks.

Superhero Hop

Superheroes need to work on their agility and listening skills.  The superhero hop activity helps them to work on these skills.  Played with music and superhero cards this game is a blast.  The superhero hop is explained in full in this post.  The game is part of the Superhero Movement Games Pack.

Superhero Activities - Superhero Hop Gross Motor Game

Superhero Pre-Writing Sklls

Superheroes need to be able to write.  This superhero activity focuses on pre-writing strokes which need to be developed before kids actually start writing letters.  I love pre-writing strips because they can be used over and over again and wiped off with a paper towel. The pre-writing strips can be found in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero Activities - Superhero pre-writing strips.

Superhero Writing Stations

Superhero writing skills can be practiced in the superhero writing stations.  This station is a simple salt tray using the Superhero letter formation cards.  The letter practice can be done with a finger or a paint brush.  The letter formation cards can be found in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero Activities - Superhero Writing Stations

Superhero Yoga

Posing like all things superhero makes superhero yoga the perfect activity for superhero week.  Explanations of the poses can be found in the superhero yoga poses blog post.   Pick up a set of Superhero Yoga Cards and get started today.

Superhero Clip Cards

Superheroes need strong hand muscles!  The superhero clip card activity focuses on letter knowledge while strengthening those hands and fingers.  The clip cards can be found in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero clip cards superhero activities for fine motor skills. Letter matching cards.

Superhero Dice Games

My boys go crazy over the superhero dice games and superheroes in general. The dice games are probably their favorite of all of the superhero activities.  They are competitive and they like to move so it makes sense.  The dice games combine number practice with gross motor movements.   The dice games are part of the Superhero Movement Games Pack.

Superhero Activities - Superhero Dice Game

Superhero Pencil Paths

Superhero pencil path activities is a fun way to work on pencil skills without actually writing letters.  The superhero pencil paths can be laminated and used over and over again.  Using a dry erase marker allows you to wipe them write off!   The superhero pencil paths can be found in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero Stars

The super stars game works on eye hand coordination and large motor skills.  Place the stars on the floor or on the wall.  Toss a bean bag or small ball at the star.  Perform the action on the star.  Remove the star and continue to play.  Play until all of the stars have been removed.  A great gross motor activity for your superheroes! The super stars game is part of the Superhero Movement Games Pack.

Superhero Activities - Super Stars Gross Motor Game

Star Tracing

Make sure your superheroes have good tracing skills with super star tracing patterns.  Laminate and use over and over again.  The star tracing card and full sheets can be found in the Superhero Fine Motor Pack.

Superhero Activities - Super Star Tracing

Super Awards

Finally, acknowledge your superheros for all of their hard work on their superhero activities this week with FREE awards!  These can be found in the Pink Oatmeal freebie library.

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