, , , , , , ,

8 Print and Go Ideas for Indoor Recess

Indoor Recess Packet from http://www.yourtherapysource.com/indoorrecess.html

Here are a few freebies that work great for indoor recess when you need something in a hurry. They would make a fun back to school gift for teachers – print them off, toss them in a file folder and teachers have some “go to” activities for when the weather takes a turn for the worse.  You can download the entire packet here – http://www.yourtherapysource.com/indoorrecess.html

  1.  Imagination Action Journey Triathlon – encourage literacy and physical activity with the imaginative movement journey.  Download here http://www.yourtherapysource.com/imaginefree.html
  2. Q and A Body Game – Promote body awareness, motor skills and listening skills with this simple game that requires no equipment.  Print the directions here http://www.yourtherapysource.com/files/Quick_Brain_Break_Q_and_A_Body_Game___YourTherapySource.pdf
  3. Peanut Butter and Jelly – Grab a soft ball  and encourage eye hand coordination, motor timing and motor planning.  Practice self regulation skills as well with this fun but challenging game.
  4. Roll Some Brain Breaks – Roll some dice and get moving.  Great activity for small spaces and to keep everyone active.  Download the activity here http://www.yourtherapysource.com/rollsomefunfree.html
  5. Be A Robot – Cut out some circles, grab a partner and start some motor planning and physical activity.  Download here http://www.yourtherapysource.com/freerobot.html
  6. Color Ball Game – Encourage following motor commands, motor memory and coordination skills.
  7. Social Red Rover – Promote motor skill development, cooperation and social skills with this active group game.
  8. Listen for the Code – Encourage listening skills, following motor commands, self regulation skills and left right directions.

Want to download ALL of these indoor recess games at once? Head on over to Your Therapy Source to get your copy to distribute to teachers or go to http://www.yourtherapysource.com/indoorrecess.html.