Gross motor skills

Gross motor skills

Having strong and controlled body movement – whether in play or in the course of daily activities, helps children maintain attention, allows them to engage in play skills like running, jumping and ball skills. It also helps them to easily engage in self care skills such as dressing, getting on/off the toilet, getting in/out of the car, and stepping over objects on the floor or moving around furniture.

Children who struggle with whole body movement skills can have difficulties with:

How RISE can help:

Our team of Occupational Therapists help children enhance their body or spatial awareness, physical coordination, endurance and planning and sequencing of their movements in order to develop their physical skills for play, movement around and self care skills.




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