Category: gross motor

Review- EIGER Standing Desks

It’s not often that you come away from a conversation with someone having gained a whole new perspective on something. But this is exactly what happened to me the other week when I met Nick White for a coffee on Zoom. Nick is Managing Director and Founder of […]

Review: Hape VW Camper Van/ Classic Bus Walker

We discovered a really novel walker this week by Hape. Designed to look like a VW camper van/classic bus, this sturdy walker is fantastic for helping older babies, toddlers and young children to learn how to walk.  What did we like about it?  Stability– I loved how stable this […]

Review: Hape Street Surfer 

Gross motor skill activities, those that use and develop the core, stabilising muscles, are incredibly important. Not only do they help children stand, walk, run and jump. But they are also important for helping develop fine motor skills too. Find out more about gross motor skills here.  Resources […]

What are Gross Motor Skills?

Gross motor skills are important skills needed for every day tasks such as standing and walking. What’s the difference between gross and fine motor skills?  Unlike Fine Motor Skill Activitie which require the small muscles in the hands and fingers, Gross Motor skill activities use the larger, core stabilising […]

Indoor Activities for Active Kids 

With the cold and wet weather I’ve been on a mission to find indoor ways to keep my kids active, develop their gross motor skills and let’s face it..preserve my sanity by letting them burn off energy before bed. Don’t get me wrong I love going for walks […]