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Free Winter Core Muscle Activity Slide Deck

This article provides helpful winter core muscle activities and games. 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.

You may think winter is one of the hardest times for getting kids motivated to move, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many indoor activities you can do in your home or practice that are fun and continue to build the child’s motor development.

In this Winter packet, we are helping kids gain a stronger core. This winter packet is great for therapists, parents and educators. Why are core muscles needed for learning?

Core strength is important for posture, attention and focus, and copying notes on the chalkboard.

In the Winter Core Muscle Activity slide deck, you will find a number of activities focusing on the core and the muscles needed to support higher learning.

Core Muscle Benefits

You may not realize it, but a strong core is needed for learning development in the classroom. There are many core muscle activities that can improve your child or students’ core. Here are a few benefits that come with participating in core muscle activities.

Attention and Focus

Core muscle activities can help prevent a child from fidgeting in their desk. It allows them to have the strength to sit in their chair without moving around or needing to be out of their desk to concentrate.


Strengthening a child’s core muscles can help a child’s posture so they are not laying on their desk at school. Children with poor core muscle often slump or lay on their desk while writing. In addition, the child may use the support of another arm to sit upright in their chair because they don’t have the strength to sit up straight on their own.

Handwriting Development

Handwriting development begins with the core. Did you know that? A strong core supports all the other elements and body parts needed for better handwriting. Core muscle can stabilize the body for better support of the arms, elbows, forearms, wrists and hands as the child writes across the page.

There are so many other benefits that come from strengthening a child’s core. With the Winter Core Muscle Activity slide deck, your child or students can take part in all these benefits.

Winter Core Muscle Activity Slide Desk

The Winter Core Muscle Activity Slide Deck 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 need help strengthening core muscles. 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 Winter Core Muscle slide deck, enter your email address in the form below.

Please download a copy to your computer and do not change the URL. Changing the name of the URL could cause changes to the original form. We want to ensure all Integrated Learning Strategies users have access to the original version.

When you enter your email address below, you will be emailed a PDF document with a link to your slide deck. You can access this slide deck over and over again by simply clicking on the link within the PDF document. You can also forward this document to parents, teachers or other therapists.

Please use the copy of this slide deck and do not change the URL.

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