Involve games and activities that are achievable for everyone and encourage various forms of verbal and nonverbal communication, reciprocation, establishing eye contact, and planning behaviors.

The activities involve running, jumping, crawling and balancing. Gross motor skills are necessary for proper body movement and are the foundation upon which fine motor skills develop. Focusing on an individual's gross motor skills can improve handwriting, social interaction and self-esteem. Social interaction, problem solving, and a wide range of motor experiences are explored.

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