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Skills and Goals Matrix
There's an Alligator under My Bed

Gross Motor

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Skills or Behaviors Goals and Objectives
  • Make exaggerated body movements
  • Increase motor planning
  • Increase dynamic and static balance
  • Increase awareness of body in space
  • Move to music
  • Increase motor planning and control
  • Increase dynamic and static balance
  • Increase ability to respond to auditory cues with movement
  • Imitate story characters
  • Increase motor planning and control
  • Increase dynamic and static balance
  • Increase movement skills (jumping, hopping, balancing)
  • Imitate the movements of animals
  • Increase motor planning and control
  • Increase dynamic and static balance
  • Increase ability to do motor task after demonstration
  • Walk along a balance beam or line
  • Increase dynamic balance
  • Increase gross-motor planning and control
  • Imitate body movements
  • Increase motor planning
  • Increase body awareness
  • Pretend to stir while holding a large bowl
  • Increase large muscle planning and coordination
  • Increase dynamic balance
  • Increase arm strength
  • Follow a leader in a line while moving
  • Increase motor planning and control
  • Increase ability to imitate movements

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