Helping Children to Improve Their Gross Motor Skills: The Stepping Stones Curriculum

Helping Children to Improve Their Gross Motor Skills: The Stepping Stones Curriculum

By: Rachel White (author)Paperback

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Help children with motor coordination difficulties to develop their gross motor skills in a fun way with this guided programme for children and young people aged 5-18. Activity worksheets provide detailed descriptions of how gross motor tasks can be accomplished through incremental stages, culminating in the achievement of the specific task. The step-by-step programme is divided into two sections: * learning basic skills, which includes balance, jumping, climbing, skipping, ball skills, riding a bike and more * developing specific sports skills, which includes football, badminton, basketball, netball, tennis, bowling and more. The Stepping Stones Curriculum will enable adults to chart the progress of a child and allow children to become engaged in mastering motor coordination skills. Supplementary aids such as warm up and cool-down activity sheets, an initial assessment tool and a certificate of achievement will help parents and professionals to deliver the programme effectively at home or at school.

About Author

Rachel White has been a community paediatric occupational therapist since 2000. Her work with children who have motor coordination difficulties has formed the basis of this book.


Foreword. Testimonials. 1.The Evidence Base for the Stepping Stones Programme. 2. Programme Information Sheet. 3. Frequently Asked Questions. 4. Flowchart for School Based Programmes. 5. Programme Resources Sheets. 6. Initial Assessment Tool. 7. Choosing Your Programmes Sheets. 8. Session Warm Up and Cool Down Activity Sheets. 9. Home/School Communication and Progress Sheet. 10. Certificate of Achievement.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781785922794
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781785922794
  • weight: 610
  • ISBN10: 1785922793

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