Robot Gross Motor Activity – Free Printable
Looking for a fun game to challenge gross motor skills and motor planning? This Robot Gross Motor Activity PDF free printable is perfect for a partner game. Take a movement break with this activity that encourages gross motor skills, following directions, body awareness and motor planning. You can download it for FREE at the bottom of the post.
Do you need fine motor, gross motor, and visual perceptual activities for children? This Robot Activities packet provides kids with NO-PREP, sensory motor fun! The packet includes physical activity, scissor skills, mazes, right/left discrimination skills, word find, matching games and more!
HOW TO PLAY THE ROBOT GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITY
Download the activity at the bottom of the post and follow these steps:
- Print this page and cut out the circles.
- Put tape on the back of each circle.
- Working in pairs, pick one person to be the robot and stick the buttons on his/her body (i.e. shoulder, knee, elbow, foot, hand,etc).
- The partner will control the robot.
- Press a button and the robot has to perform that action. Try to do the actions like a robot would (ie stiff joints).
WHAT ACTIONS ARE INCLUDED AS THE ROBOT MOVES?
Practice your robot moves with these actions:
- jump up and down
- walk like a robot
- bend elbows back and forth
- bend knees
- move hands like a robot
- raise right arm
- raise left arm
- kick right leg
- kick left leg
WHAT SKILLS ARE KIDS WORKING ON WITH THIS ROBOT GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITY?
This free printable is jammed packed with development skill practice such as:
- scissor skills
- using tape
- following directions
- motor planning
- body awareness
- gross motor skills
- right and left awareness
- cooperation and more!
WHEN IS A GOOD TIME TO USE THIS ACTIVITY?
This sensory motor activity is great for:
- indoor recess
- Occupational therapy small group session
- Physical therapy small group session
- partner work in physical education class
- a fun classroom activity or brain break!
DOWNLOAD YOUR ROBOT GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITY PDF HERE