Children participating in a ball balancing activity at Vidhya Peetham i-School to develop gross motor skills.

Ball Balancing Activity: Enhancing Gross Motor Skills in LKG

On 14th June 2024, the vibrant young minds at Vidhya Peetham i-School participated in a fun and engaging ball balancing activity designed to develop their gross motor skills. This activity, which took place on a sunny Friday, aimed to improve hand-eye coordination, enhance concentration and focus, and foster teamwork among the children.

LKG students at Vidhya Peetham i-School engaging in a ball balancing activity to enhance teamwork and gross motor skills.

Purpose of the Activity 🎯

1. Improving Hand-Eye Coordination : Children learned to balance the ball on a towel, requiring precise movements and coordination.
2. Enhancing Concentration and Focus : Keeping the ball centered on the towel demanded full attention and steady hands.
3. Developing Teamwork : The activity required pairs of children to work together, promoting cooperative skills and team spirit.

Activity Instructions 📋

The teachers provided clear instructions to the children:
1. Place the ball on the towel, ensuring it’s centered.
2. Carry the towel with a partner, carefully adjusting if the ball starts to roll.
3. Walk through the chair maze and finally place the ball in the bamboo basket at the end.

Children at Vidhya Peetham i-School focusing on balancing a ball on a towel during their outdoor gross motor skills activity.
Vidhya Peetham i-School LKG students practicing coordination and concentration through a ball balancing activity in the school ground.

Execution of the Gross Motor Skills Activity 🚸

The children were taken to the school ground, where the chairs were arranged in three rows with six chairs each. Each pair of children held a towel with a ball placed in the center. They navigated through the chairs, balancing the ball, and finally dropped it into the basket. This hands-on experience was not only fun but also educational. 🪑

Young learners of Vidhya Peetham i-School working in pairs to balance a ball in a fun-filled gross motor skills exercise.

Learning Outcomes 🌟

1. Team Coordination : Children learned the importance of working together to achieve a common goal.
2. Gross Motor Skills : The activity effectively developed their core strength, stability, and motor skills.

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Young students of Vidhya Peetham i-School working together in a gross motor skills activity.

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