Gross motor development refers to improving coordination, strength, endurance and movement of the large arm, torso, and leg muscle groups.
Children need gross motor development to be able to climb play equipment, throw and catch a ball, walk up and down stairs, stand up from the ground independently, take their jumper on and off, etc.
Movement breaks are important for learning because they:
More oxygen to the brain means more oxygen (fuel) provided to the brain for thinking, learning, emotion regulation, and focus.This listing includes over 20 pages of classroom sensory break resources:
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