6 Body Awareness Activities and Printables - Free! - Your Therapy Source
6 Body Awareness Activities and Printables - FREE from Your Therapy Source for kids to learn about body awareness and other skills.
Motor Learning in Children - 3 Tips to Help Them Learn New Skills - Your Therapy Source
There are many reasons why the body has better muscle memory for certain motor plans. This is all part of motor learning in children.
Action Planning and Execution in Children with Cerebral Palsy - Your Therapy Source
Research in Developmental Disabilities published research on action planning and execution in children with cerebral palsy. The goal of the study was to determine the differences in anticipatory visual patterns between 13 children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (average age 6.8 years) and 15 typically developing children (average age 5.8 years). In addition, visuomotor coordination was assessed in the children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
Help Students Achieve Motor Planning Goals in Occupational Therapy, PT, Home or School - Your Therap
Help Students Achieve Motor Planning Goals in Occupational Therapy, PT, Home or School - Your Therapy Source
5 Activity Ideas to Practice Motor Planning - Your Therapy Source
Here are 5 activity ideas to practice motor planning skills: Ninja Clothes Pin Clip Activity – find the matching Ninja, move your body like the Ninja and clip the Ninja to the circle. Download the Ninja Free Activity. Motor Planning with Pool Noodles – here is a super easy set up but challenging activity to encourage […]
Simon Says - Body Awareness and Motor Planning Activity - Your Therapy Source
Here is a fun, new freebie from the latest download, Simon Says. Print off these 9 cards to play a quick game of Simon Says. Can the children copy the body poses exactly? These are 9 samples cards from the HUGE collection of body position cards from the complete Simon Says download. The complete […]
What is Body Percussion? - Your Therapy Source
What is body percussion? Body percussion is using different parts of the body to make music. Have you ever stopped to think how may sounds you can make with your body? You can clap, snap, tap, stomp, click and more.
How to Do A Jumping Jack - Your Therapy Source
How to do a jumping jack? Seems pretty easy right - a simple jumping jack. Well, it actually isn't that easy! This exercise can be done anywhere with no equipment and it is a full body workout!
Do You Use Congruent Feedback? - Your Therapy Source
Congruent feedback is an excellent tool to help children learn and improve motor skills. Here is how it works – decide upon one step or motion of the skill that you and the child thinks needs improvement or refinement. Tell the child exactly what you are looking for during the skill. It should only be one […]
Motor Planning, Autism, and Catching Skills - Your Therapy Source
A recent study examined motor planning, autism and the skill of catching a ball to determine more specific information regarding impairments.
Want to Improve Motor Learning? Go to Sleep. - Your Therapy Source
motor learning and sleep from www.YourTherapySource.com
Motor Learning in Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy - Your Therapy Source
Motor Learning in Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy - research to examine explicit and implicit learning in children with unilateral cerebral palsy.
Clap, Snap or Tap - Rhythm, Motor Planning and Coordination Activity - Your Therapy Source
Have you ever stopped to think how may sounds you can make with your body? You can clap, snap, tap, stomp, click and more. These skills challenge children’s motor planning, rhythm and coordination skills. Have children make some sounds with their bodies such as: clapping hands together snapping fingers tapping fingers on table slapping knees …