Motor Planning: Child’s ability to organize, plan and then execute new or unpracticed fine motor or gross motor activity
Equilibrium: Child’s ability to maintain balance when shifting positions.
Walking the Line
Have the child walk along a rope place on the tactile path
Have the child walk along a beam, which is placed, on the floor
Have child hopping along the rope on the floor
Have child hop or jump over the rope on the floor
Roll and Bounce that Ball on the Wall
Using a large exercise ball, have the child move the ball along the wall by having the child’s stomach do the moving
Have the child now bounce body against the ball so that the body is bouncing against the ball and wall in a back and forth fashion
Follow the leader walks
Pushing the Object Games
Deep Pressure and Heavy Activities for School Age Children
Another form of sensory modulation is "Deep Pressure" or "Heavy work" activities. These are wonderful for providing children with the input they crave including deep proprioception and joint compression.