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Beginner Ladder Activities for Balance
This article provides helpful beginner ladder activities to help kids improve balance for learning growth and development. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific condition or learning challenge you may see in your child or student. If you seek a diagnosis or treatment for your child or student, please contact a trained professional who can provide an evaluation of the child.
Working on balance activities and need a little inspiration? These ladder activities are perfect for kids who are beginning to develop their balance skills or who find balance challenging. Use beginner ladder activities create windows of opportunity for purposeful movement that can help a child attend and focus in the classroom.
Ladder Activities for Balance
The Ladder Activity slide deck for beginners was created for parents and therapists who are ready help kids strengthen their balance and motor skills at home and in therapy sessions. This slide deck encourages parents and therapists to use floor ladders that are appropriate for honing a child’s balance skills.
Balance activities are often used to help kids attend and focus in the classroom and to improve postural development for reading and writing support. The activities in this ladder slide deck can be used in a home setting or within your in-person and online therapy sessions.
Use ladder activities in the following ways to help beginners gain better body control and motor skills:
- Copy the stick figure to work on balance and coordination
- Use a low level ladder that is safe and easy for the child to walk on as they perform each exercise.
- Go through the slides one at a time to determine the level of the child and what balance skills they already have established.
- Adjust ladder activities to make it easier or harder as the child perfects each exercise.
- Watch body movements to make sure activities are performed slowly and correctly.
Ladder Activity Slide Deck
The Ladder Activity slide deck for beginners is a free google deck that you can download to your google drive. The slide deck can be used by therapists, parents and educators for kids who are delayed in balance and coordination. Exercises are meant to be fun and playful. Use these activities in your online sessions or in your in-person therapy practice.
To download a copy of this free Ladder Activity slide deck, enter your email address in the form below.
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The slide deck is perfect for both indoor and outdoor practice.
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