Gross Motor Exercise 18 – Balance & Coordination Games
Perfect for children aged 2 – 4
What You’ll need
- 2 educators
- One large rope
Number of children: 5 – 10
Improve Depth perception
The set up
Ensure you have a nice clear space, preferably on flat ground. Stretch the rope out along the designated jump zone.
Have the children stand next to the rope and jump from one side to the other.
As the children advance, the educators can begin to move the rope from left to right increasing the difficulty of the game.
Step 1 – Clear a safe area
Step 2 – Stretch the rope out across the area between two educators
Step 3 – Describe, demonstrate and demonstrate again.
Step 4 – Encourage children to jump from one side of the rope to the other