ROLL IT UP" - Sensory Activity for Quarantine in close collaboration with @missjohan.ot
**for all of the aspiring OT's and current OT students, @missjohna.ot has released an ebook, "An Interactive Resource For Your Journey To Occupational Therapy School. Feel free to reach out to her for more details!
Gross motor movements is important for children to improve overall strength, endurance, flexibility, and cognitive abilities. Not only does gross motor movements emphasize the importance of physical and cognitive abilities, but it also promotes the functional performance to do everyday activities such as dressing, bathing, playing, & etc.
In occupational therapy, we hone into the child's main occupation, which is PLAY! By playing this fun activity, called "Roll It Up!", facilitates all the gross motor functions to help promote functional performance for your child.
If you want to play this game with your child, print out this printable to help provide a visual model for children to play along with!