Large Motor Skills and the Stretchy Band
These latex bands covered in bright, rainbow colored cloth are awesome for gross motor activities and can facilitate so many child development skills including proprioception, strength, motor planning, balance, and midline crossing.
Nine of Inspired Treehouse Favorite Ways to Use the Connect-a-Strechy Bands From Bear Paw Creek:
Here is the list and a video teaser. Make sure to head to their blog to read all the instruction and details. You won't be disappointed!!!
1 – Tug of War
2 – Row Row Row your Boat
3 – Running Against Resistance
4 – Stand and Stretch
5 – Sling Shot
6 – Inside/Outside
7 – Up and Over
8 – Shapes and Colors
9 – Step Over
What other fun ideas can you think of to try with the Connect-a-Band? This product from Bear Paw Creek truly is an awesome tool for inspiring movement activities for kids. It is, by far, my favorite toy in my therapy bag right now!