September Parent Meeting Power Point "Locomotion"

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Dec 11, 2013 (3 years and 10 months ago)

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HEAD START BODY START

NATIONAL CENTER FOR PHYSICAL
DEVELOPMENT AND

OUTDOOR PLAY (HSBS)

Locomotion C’motion


Session Focus


Session Focus


Learn fun activities to do at home, inside
and out, with the family to foster
development of the
locomotor skills
.




Can you name the
locomotor skills?
These skills are a
part of gross motor
skills.
Locomotor

skills are any
movement that
allows us to travel
through and across
space.



Hint: There are eight!




Locomotor Skills


o

Walk

o

Run

o

Jump

o

Hop

o

Leap

o

Gallop

o

Slide

o

Skip


o
Let’s practice these skills


Locomotor Skills


Locomotor skills involve
control of the feet muscles,
that help the body move
from one place to another.


These are essential for
movement and mobility of
the body.


Our main mode of learning
is through movement
exploration.




Goal = Strong,

Rich Movement
Foundation




Ability to do each
fundamental
movement skill in a
variety

of different
ways

Activity
-
Palooza!


There & Back


How Many Will it Take?


Growing Gates & Growing Puddles


Recycle Locomotion


“Your Stuff” Obstacle Course


Let Your ____ Take You for a ____!


Paper Plate Pathway

Handout has all Activities Listed
--


Let’s Play Paper Plate Pathway!



Let’s Play!

Questions?

C

Preschoolers
Need 120
Minutes of
Physical
Activity
EVERYDAY!

Play Everyday!





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