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Orchard Primary

& Pre-School

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Orchard Primary & Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

Physical Development

For all of your children, as well as practicing their mark making and counting skills, it is also very important that they get regular exercise and get out in the garden/open space to enhance their physical development. Below are some ideas that might help you:


Make a den in your living room and have a picnic  

Make an assault courses, either inside and outside

Go on a walk daily 

Play hop scotch in the garden 

Practice hopping, skipping, jumping, squatting 


Joe Wick's daily workout 

Practice fine motor skills, for example threading pasta onto string, threading beads onto spaghetti 

Holding scissors correctly and practicing cutting 

Getting dressed by themselves 

Putting their coat on by themselves 

Putting shoes/wellies on independently