Physical Development

 

Ideas for PE activities to do at home: PE at Home

Dough Disco (using different movements with playdough to music) ideas: Dough Disco & Wheels on the Bus

Here’s how to make playdough if you don’t have any at home: Playdough Recipe

Physical activity ideas tailored for special needs from our school sports partnership 

Finger gym -  activities and songs to develop fine motor skills and prepare children's fingers and hands for writing:

Information for parents

Finger gym songs

Finger gym challenges

 

 

Joe Wicks

The Body Coach

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

9am every week day morning

Fitness workout with a variety of different moves to copy – definitely a work out for parents too!

Cosmic Kids Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Lots of videos made for children – including themes from films, books, topics etc.

Andy’s wild workouts

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06tmn12

Andy from Cbeebies simple work outs. Much shorter than Joe Wicks and easier to follow.

Boogie Beebies – was made a few years ago but has some great dances!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mvsc

Flamingo Chicks - inclusive dance for children with disabilities and SEN.

Has some free resources for children to dance (and parent relaxation too!)

https://flamingochicks.org/  

Activities, links and information for physical activities from the Royal Free hospital.

Please consider your child’s physical needs and ability before doing and of these activities – if you have any concerns check with your child’s physio team.

Helpful Links for OT Resources and Activities ideas for Home 1

Helpful Links for OT Resources and Activities ideas for Home 2

Postural control exercises

Skills for movement planning

Balance