Sensory based movement activities

Movement activities stimulate the  vestibular system , which locate in our inner ear helps the body to know how it’s moving and how fast  it is moving. These vestibular activities have the ability to calm and soothe the child, as well as improve many aspects of developmental skills such as balance, coordination, attention  and other skills essential for academic performance.

Examples of sensory based movement activities
  • Trampoline jumping
  • Sitting on gymball/ rocking chair
  • Riding a rocking horse/ scooter board
  • Climbing ladder/ tree
  • Standing on balance board
  • Walking across balance beam
  • Moving across monkey bar
  • Inverting the head
  • Animal walking (bear walking, duck walking)
  • Bilateral activities (jumping jacks, cross crawl(brain gym))
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Dancing