Gross Motor Center

I am learning to:

  • Develop muscular strength and endurance
  • Develop flexibility and cardio-respiratory endurance
  • Develop locomotor skills
  • Develop non-locomotor skills
  • Manipulate bean bags, large balls, long ropes and hoops
  • Perform body mechanics
  • Develop body awareness
  • Develop spatial and directional awareness
  • Develop coordination and balance
  • Participate in cooperative games
  • Develop and practice behavior reflective of good sportsmanship
  • Develop and practice behavior that reflects and understanding of safety
  • Develop primary gymnastic skills (crawling, rolling, creeping, scooting, sliding and balancing)
  • Respect equipment and materials
  • Make choices and decisions