Name: Movement Planning
Motor planning is a skill that allows individuals to remember and perform steps to make a movement happen.
Motor planning is used for all physical activities, including everyday tasks like brushing teeth or washing hands.
Individuals who struggle with motor planning may take a long time to learn and complete physical tasks, such as tying shoes.
Individuals who struggle with motor planning may seem clumsy. Individuals may seem slow to learn basic skills and take longer to complete physical tasks.
Riding a bike
Waling a rope
Use a squirt bottle to move a plastic ball
Cutting shapes out with scissors
Picking up items with tongs
Big Bounce-place a ball between the individuals’ legs and jump up and down while holding between the legs
Chalk Lines- draw a variety of lines on the sidewalk (zigzag, curvy, circles) and have the individual walk on the lines
Ball Walking - For this activity, you need an adult gym ball, Ask the individual to squat down, so that they are facing the wall, then place hands on the ball, use both hands to push the ball slowly up the wall until the middle of the ball reaches just above shoulder level. Then the individual can "walk" the ball sideways along the wall, at the same height.