GiGi's Playhouse Twin Cities • 4740 Park Glen Road, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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Twin Cities Virtual Leaps and Bounds (Ages 3-6)

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Leaps and Bounds will help promote social, emotional and gross motor development through a variety of activities including interactive play, sharing, cooperative games and physical activity. 

This program will be led by GiGi’s volunteers, who are PHD students in Physical Therapy from Concordia, with the theme of “Fall”.

Supplies Needed:

  • Large space to move in
  • Soft Ball that can bounce
  • Balloon or use the soft ball again
  • Pillows or something soft the kids can step on and maneuver around

Lesson:

Opening:  *keep for repetition*

  • Gather
  • Welcome Activity: Wave Hello

Gross Motor Development:
Children will navigate through activities using large muscle groups. Incorporate gross motor skills (running, balancing, jumping, stretching, etc.).

  • Gross Motor (15 minutes):
    • Activity 1: Pumpkin Patch Hop
    • Activity 2: Simon Says Zoo Edition
  • Social Development:
    Children will participate in collaborative activities using large muscle groups. Choose 1-2 activities incorporating social interaction, gross motor skills and one-step directions.

    • Cooperative Play (10 minutes):
      • Activity 1: Keep the pumpkin off the ground “Swat the Pumpkin”
      • Activity 2: Share a Pumpkin

Summary/Wrap Up/Good-bye: (5 Minutes)

  • Wave Goodbye Activity

Fine Motor Activities you can do on your own time, created by our volunteers:
Click for: Candy Corn Craft
Click for: Mummy Craft

An RSVP on our calendar is required to receive an automatic webinar link, and then a confirmation from Santi on Saturday morning.

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Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Cost:
Free
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