The number line is a very simple game that invites the children to use their whole bodies. As you know, young children learn best when they are actively involved in the learning process and this definitely gets them involved. To begin our number line game, the children each picked a number card. I used tape to create a number line on the floor and we placed the number "0" on the first line on the floor [...]
Let's tale a stroll down the popping path!
We've all heard of the "Name Game" song, but this is a fun large motor game with lots of different possibilities!
The step ladder game is a simple game that we made up and added to the end of our ladder exploration day.
The subject of ladders came up in my classroom a few weeks (or longer) ago and my class has been asking for me to bring a ladder in that they could climb ever since. So today, I brought in a ladder and we explored the ladder along with drawing our own lines and letters for math.
More indoor large motor activities shared by our blogging friends on the Discover and Explore linky.
In the winter time, we have a lot of requests for indoor games and large motor activities. While we try to get outdoors, even for a small amount of time each and everyday, Midwest winters can be frigid forcing our time outside to be limited. For that reason, we've compiled a list of our favorite ways to get kids up and moving in the classroom... Large motor activities should be a vital part of any [...]
The book Ain't Gonna Paint No More inspired us to create a beautiful mural on our classroom wall.
Learning about the sound of the letter L was a fun experience as we played games on lines taped to the carpet and traced lines on the light table.