Component #1- Perceptual Motor Development Guide
A skill development movement program for preschool and elementary teachers.
This guidebook contains the ingredients of a uniquely designed motor development program for early childhood and elementary school-age children. This skill-based guide was designed for quick reference and is filled with activities that kids love.
Teachers will appreciate the checklists and award certificates which aid in monitoring student progress in the areas of Balance; Body and Space Awareness; Eye-Foot Coordination; Hand-Eye Coordination; Jumping and Sequencing, Locomotor Movements; Social Skill Development; Small Motor Coordination; Total Body Coordination and Skill Development.
This complete package of Objectives, Instructional Tips, Activities, Checklists and Award Certificates will add both fun and flair to your program.
Component #2 – Outside Learning Lab
Unlike any other program, the Fundamental Movement Program offers unique markings that can be painted on the blacktop that enhance children’s motor development.
The Fundamental Movement Blueprint is designed for early childhood to grade two students.
The Blueprint has suggestions for painting, placement, and recommended game markings for your asphalt playground layout.
Component #3 – Motor Skills Task Cards
Motor Skills task cards make teaching outside convenient for the teacher and motivating for students.
Component #4 – Staff Development Materials
A PowerPoint presentation is included with the Fundamental Movement program so that new staff members can be brought up-to-date on program components, teaching strategies, instructional tips, and the equipment needed.
Component #5 – Parent Newsletters
Monthly parent newsletters designed to inform parents of the contribution motor skills makes to the overall development of the child.
Monthly topics include:
“We’ve Been Having Fun” a description of the skills taught during the month; Fun games to practice at home, suggestions for games parents can play with their child and background information on the monthly theme.
Component #6 – Physical Activity Exercise Cards
This set of 12 animal activity cards is designed for anaerobic fitness circle which motivates kids to get moving.
The fitness circle activities include: hopping, skipping, toe touches, etc. around hula hoops laid out on the ground. Music contributes to a fast paced fitness circuit kids love. Individual classroom or school sets are available.
Physical Activity Exercise Cards