Center for Motor Behavior & Pediatric Disabilities
Motor Behavior Goals and Objectives:|
Elementary School (6-12 years)
All Motor Behavior Goals and Objectives
- Goal 1: Improves skill level in basic gross motor skills and
uses the skills during games.
- Objective 1: Improves ability to throw, kick, catch, bat,
- Objective 2: Learns to play kick ball.
- Objective 3: Learns to play wiffle ball.
- Objective 4: Learns how to dribble a playground ball or
- Objective 5: Learns how to shoot a junior- size basketball
or other appropriate ball into a basket or hoop positioned at
head level (increase the height and distance from the hoop as
the child succeeds).
- Objective 6: Initiates gross motor play with other children
at school and at home.
- Objective 7: Learns the basic skills needed to play a
simple soccer type game with a few other children.
- Objective 8: Learns how to give "high 5's" to other
players following a good play.
- Goal 2: Learns the basic skills needed to participate in
other physical activities performed by family members and peers.
- Objective 1: Learns how to ride a bicycle.
- Objective 2: Learns the important skills needed to play
in the swimming pool.
- Objective 3: Can go on hikes with the family in the
neighborhood and park.
- Objective 4: Can display dance-like movements to music
- Objective 5: Learns how to throw and catch a Frisbee.
- Goal 3: Learns Physical Fitness Activities and Improves the
Current Level of Health-related Fitness.
- Objective 1: Learns and uses a stationary bicycle to
improve cardiovascular endurance.
- Objective 2: Learns and uses several basic exercises to
improve abdominal, chest, arm, leg, and back strength.
- Objective 3: Initiates vigorous and sustained physical
activity at home each day.
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