The Collect the Stars game is a fun, interactive, sensory motor digital and print game. Children will roll the virtual or regular die to determine which star to collect from different gross motor, fine motor, and visual motor activities. The first player to complete one activity from each slide is the winner!
This activity is great for telehealth or in person. Students can sit or stand to complete all the skills. The game is played in EDIT mode.
The Collect the Stars sensory motor game ZIP file will be available electronically in PDF to print, Google Slides and Powerpoint format.
How it Works:
- Open up the PDF to print, Google Slides or Powerpoint Collect the Stars game.
- Children roll the die and complete a sensory motor activity. Once completed, the children can click and drag their colored star next to the activity.
- Encourage whole body, hand and fingers and focus skills to help students succeed.
What Skills are Challenged with the Collect the Stars Sensory Motor Game?
- gross motor skills
- fine motor skills
- visual motor skills
- eye movements
- motor planning
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How to Play the Interactive Version of Collect the Stars
- PLAY IN EDIT MODE (not presentation mode).
- Choose a color as your game marker – red, orange, or blue star.
- Roll the video die or a regular die.
- Click on the slide with that die. If you roll a one, click on the slide with the die showing the number 1.
- Choose one activity to do from that slide. Do the activity.
- After you do that activity, click and drag your colored star next to the activity because you can not choose that activity again. Continue taking turns rolling the die. If you have completed all three tasks on the slide, pick a task to repeat.
- The winner is the first player to complete at least one activity from Die 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
How Do I Use Collect the Stars for Teletherapy Sessions or Distance Learning?
If you have Powerpoint, it is easy to share your screen on a platform like ZOOM ™️ and you can give control of the mouse to the student to roll the die and move the stars.
If you are using Google™️ with Distance Learning Platforms, make a copy of the Google Sheets file. Share a link with the student to allow them to edit the file. You can both edit the file in real time and take turns using the die and moving the stars.
A third option is to combine the computer version with the print version. Email a copy of the print version of Collect the Stars. The student can print it out at home. During your telehealth session, you can share the game on your computer and the student can roll a die, complete the actions, and color in the stars.
How do I Use the Games In Person?
The great thing about Collect the Stars is you can use them on a computer or in print! Print out the games on the regular size paper grab a die, complete the actions and color in the stars.