Gross Motor Skills for 6 Year Olds – development Fun and Games

Introducing educational toys that will help develop gross motor skills for 6-year olds! Here at Educational Toys Planet, we understand how important it is to challenge and engage children during this developmental stage. That’s why we offer a broad assortment of toys to help them reach their full potential. Our selection of gross motor skills toy for 6-year olds include toys that promote physical skills, like balance and coordination. By playing with these toys, kids can build the strength and control needed for activities like running, jumping, and throwing. Our gross motor toys also help children develop their fine motor skills, like drawing, craft-making, and other artistic projects. With our selection of educational toys, 6-year olds can develop the physical skills needed to overcome any challenge!
Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper for Kids Fun and Safe Pogo Stick for Toddlers, Durable Foam and Bungee Jumper for Ages 3 and up, Supports up to 250lbs (Orange)
  • Boing, boing, squeak The My First Flybar foam pogo stick is hours of healthy, bouncy fun. Crafted from durable foam, this is an ideal first pogo stick for kids; each jump makes a fun squeaky sound
  • Use anywhere: We’ve designed our kids jumper for indoor and outdoor use, and unlike inferior jumping toys, this pogo jumper for kids is made to last A great boys or girls toy for ages 3 and up
  • Train balance: Pogo sticks make great active toys for kids because they help train hand eye coordination, balance, and gross motor skills; Give your kid a headstart in life with a toddler pogo stick
  • Healthy: Get your kid off the sofa with a jumping toy that encourages fitness; Our bungee jumper is a foam pogo stick that promotes healthy activity whilst being incredible bouncy boing fun
  • Manufacturer promise: At Flybar, we pride ourselves on seamless customer service; If you don’t love our foam pogo jumper, simply return it within 30 days for a total refund
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Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Dilly Dally Turtle Target Action Game
  • TURTLE-THEMED BEAN BAG GAME: The Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Dilly Dally Tootle Turtle Target Game is a part of the Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch line of toys that comes with 4 self-stick bean bags, and a numbered target with stand.
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: Our kids' indoor throwing game is made with high-quality materials and assembled with precision manufacturing standards. It's designed to hold up against frequent use and to deliver exceptional quality and value.
  • DEVELOP MULTIPLE SKILLS: Our Melissa & Doug outdoor games and toys are not only entertaining, but help to develop hand-eye coordination, number recognition, and counting skills.
  • GREAT GIFT FOR AGES 3 TO 6: The Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Dilly Dally Tootle Turtle Target game is an exceptional gift for kids 3 to 6 years of age. Add the Melissa & Doug Happy Giddy Bowling Set to round out the screen-free play experience.
  • “THE GOLD STANDARD IN CHILDHOOD PLAY": For more than 30 years, Melissa & Doug has created beautifully designed imagination- and creativity-sparking products that NBC News called “the gold standard in early childhood play. ".100% HAPPINESS : We design every toy to the highest quality standards, and to nurture minds and hearts. If your child is not inspired, give us a call and we'll make it right. Our phone number is on every product!
Kids Sitting Floor Balance Tricycle, 15" Wheels Manual Crank Wiggle Car for Enhance and Training Body Coordination, Kids Autism Sensory Sit and Spin Toy for 3-6 Years Old (Blue)
  • RIDE ON CAR – This MONDEX Hand Crank Tricycle isn't like your usual riding toys. NO PEDALS. Equipped with a hand joystick, your child can move this racing machine by rocking the wheels left and right. This riding machine may be light weight but its low center of gravity makes it easy to maneuver & is safe for riders ages 3-6 and under 110 lbs.
  • DEVELOPS MOTOR SKILLS – Not only will you be riding in style, you will be riding in comfort. Just sit back and enjoy the ride. In addition to the thrill of driving this ride on toy car, your child will be able to develop and refine gross motor skills like balancing, coordination, and steering! It also encourages kids to be active and independent.
  • USE IT ANYWHERE – All you need is a smooth, flat surface. Wiggle in your car for hours of outdoor and indoor play on level surfaces like linoleum, concrete, asphalt, and tile. This ride on toy is not recommended for use on wood floors.
  • SAFE AND DURABLE – All kids ride on toys are safety tested, free of banned phthalates, and provide healthy exercise and plenty of fun! Made from rugged high-quality plastics durable enough to hold up to 110 lbs of weight.
  • PRODUCT DETAILS – Materials: PP+Metal. Dimensions: (L) 28.34" x (W) 22.44" x (H) 14.96". For Children 3-6 years and up. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult. On this sit down scooter your child will be smooth sailing across playgrounds and sidewalks. The Hand Crank Tricycle provides hours of fun for anyone. It doesn't matter if you are 3 or 6...this ultimate riding machine is guaranteed to be a blast.
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Learning Resources Noodle Knockout! Fine Motor Game,Fine Motor Skills Toys, 67 Pieces, Ages 4+
  • BUILD fine motor skills as you snag oodles of noodles for knock-out bowls of ramen!
  • 3-IN-1 LEARNING: preschool fine motor, counting, and color skills!
  • SOLO or group play—test fine motor skills on your own or with up to three friends!
  • ALL-IN-ONE reusable packaging acts as game board and storage!
  • GIVE THE GIFT OF LEARNING: Whether you’re shopping for holidays, birthdays, or just because, toys from Learning Resources help you discover new learning fun every time you give a gift! Ideal gift for Halloween, Christmas, Stocking Stuffers, Easter Baskets Stuffers or even for Homeschool.
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Skillmatics Science Kit The Human Body - STEM Toy, Learning Resource & Educational Toys for Boys & Girls, Gifts for Ages 7, 8, 9 & Up, 70+ Cards
  • SCIENCE MADE FUN!: Make learning fun with 70+ colorful, double-sided cards that answer the "what," "why," and "how" of the human body!
  • INCLUDES: 70+ double-sided cards and a box that transforms into a tri-stand card holder for convenient storage and impressive display.
  • INTERACTIVE STEM LEARNING: Engage in hands-on STEM learning with interactive and vibrant cards that promote a deeper understanding of the human body.
  • TEACHES: Covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy and systems, health, hygiene, immunity, growth and development, blood circulation, and the body's defenses.
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY: Designed for multiple kids or family members to learn about the human body together, fostering group engagement and discussions.
OCHIDO Stepping Stones for Kids Gifts 3 4 5 6 7+ Year Old,6 Pcs Turtle Balance Stepping Stones Coordination Skills Obstacle Courses Sensory Toys for Toddlers Ages 3 4 5,Outdoor/Indoor Play Kids Gift
  • Stepping Stones for Toddlers :It's an easy and fun toy for both indoor or outdoor play. Equip with 6 pcs balance turtle jumping stones,24 activity cards with turtle facts,6 game suggestions cards,1 colorful game spinner,that multiple kids can play at once. Aslo kids stepping stones balance comes with a durable non-woven bag for easy storage and carryingkids can establish the good habit of storing toys after playing. Perfect gift for kids boys girls 3 4 5 6 7 years old .
  • Perfect Stepping Stones outdoor:All the boys and girls will be love traversing each turtle shell as they show off their balancing skills.This fun stepping stones for kids set is beneficial for developing kid's balance skills and body coordination. Kids can walk, stand,jump or climb on the stepping stones,move around an obstacle course and jump from stepping stone to stepping stone. It's which keeps them away from phones,TVs and game consoles, fostering their love of sports from an early age.
  • Non-Slip Bottom & Safe Design:The balance stepping stones adopts shell shapes design makes its structure more stable,eight non-slip pads at the bottom of each stepping stone effectively help the stepping stone to be firmly placed on different ground (carpet, floor, grass, etc.) to prevent slipping and provide long-term safety and stability. The kids are well-protected,excellent indoor or outdoor sensory play equipment for kids. The perfect kids gift age 3 4 5 6 7 old year.
  • Perfect Easter Gifts for Kids 3 4 5 6: The turtle balance Stepping stones help kid to improve balance skills and physical coordination. Ideal for 6 year old kids boys girls gifts,as an indoor playground toy. Best kids gift as stocking stuffers, birthday games,as birthday gift,festival gift(Christmas,Easter basket stuffers,Thanksgiving Day,New Year,Halloween).
  • Premium Quality and Aftersale Service:OCHIDO turtle stepping stone set is carefully designed by professionals-non-slip bottom & safe design. Kids toy set certified conforms to us toy safety standards ASTM F963. The if you have any questions. lease contact us . We will reply to you within 48 hours.
Learning Resources STEM Explorers Brainometry - 34 Pieces, Ages 5+ STEM Toys for Kids, Brain Teaser Toys and Games, Kindergarten Games,Back to School
  • SOLVE the secrets of the shapes!
  • STEM shape puzzles build critical thinking and problem solving skills!
  • TRAIN your brain with tricky sorting and geometry challenges!
  • 10 STEM CHALLENGES included!
  • GIVE THE GIFT OF LEARNING: Whether you’re shopping for holidays, birthdays, or just because, toys from Learning Resources help you discover new learning fun every time you give a gift! Ideal gift for Halloween, Christmas, Stocking Stuffers, Easter Baskets Stuffers or even for Homeschool.
Simplux 11 inch Kids Balance Bike for 2-6 Years Old Children, Adjustable Heights, Dark Blue
  • [FOR EARLY RIDER] The balance bike adopts low-span U-shape frame, shortens the wheelbase of front and rear wheels, and has a low center of gravity, which makes it more stable to ride. Even 2-year-old babies can easily handle the balance bike.
  • [PROFESSIONAL TYRES] Tyre are made of PE and PP. Non-Slip and Explosion-Proof.
  • [ADJUSTABLE SEAT] The lifting seat can be flexibly adjusted from 12.6 inch to 16.5 inch which can easily meet the needs of babies in different age periods.
  • [EASY CARRY] Made by lightweight metal frame, PP and PE. The bike is only 4.6 lbs - the light weight makes the bike easy to handle and train the gross motor skills of your toddler. The bike is easy to carry because it’s extremely lightweight and because of the integrated carry handle - take your favorite ride-on toy everywhere you go.
  • [SAFETY] Each bike is built and inspected with your child's safety in mind. Careful grinding Integrated frame, no welding or burrs.No Sharp Points designs to avoid hurting the baby.
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Stepping Stones for Kids 6 Pcs Plastic Balance Stones Obstacle Course Frog Jumping Step Stone Up to 265lbs Indoor Outdoor Sensory Play Toys Toddler Outside Game 3 4 5 6 7+ Year Old Coordination Skill
  • 【Kids Balance Stepping Stones Set】The stepping stone kit contains 6 different rainbow color frog stepping stones, with different DIY eye stickers, a spinner, activity cards (with fun frog knowledge) and game instructions. It is a fun way for children to learn through play, fostering their love of sports from an early age, Ideal children's sports starter toy. Suitable for kids 3 4 5 6 7 8 year old, is a good choice for toddler birthday gifts, holiday gifts for boys & girls.
  • 【Multi Fun Way to Play】This toddler balance stones for kids 3-5 6-8 year old can be used in homes, classrooms, backyard, park and more. Balance stones can be stacked and stored without taking up space. Ideal kids playground game for indoor & outdoor. As the obstacle course for kids, children can walk, stand, jump or climb on the kids stepping stones. This toy provide a variety of ways to play the game, children also can use their imagination to create more fun games!
  • 【Promote Comprehensive Development】The outdoor playset enhances co-ordination and balance, exercises reaction, balance and concentration in a game suitable for toddler ages 3+ year old. Improves children's motor skills, stimulates their physical potential and promotes all-round development. It is a game toy that can be played by many children, having funny parend-child time. Perfect backyard obstacle course, toddler sensory toy, inside & outside kids toys, toddler activities.
  • 【Safe & High Quality】Made of strong and high quality plastic material, it is not only lightweight but can also hold up to 220lbs, making it suitable for children and even adults. Equipped with non-slip rubber pad, easy to install for different scenarios, the non-slip surface and bottom provide maximum safety for children anywhere. Best Indoor & outdoor sport learning toys, can be used as obstacle course for kids and outdoor playground equipment to develop their gross motor skills.
  • 【Ideal Funny Gifts】The sport balance stones set includes instructions and game cards to add more excitement and fun to children's playtime. In this creative sensory game activities, children not only develop physical skills, but also create memories among family and friends. Choose kids stepping stones to capture the moments on your child's journey! A perfect gift for 3 4 5 6 +year old, boys girls birthday gifts and surprise holiday gifts.
KMUYSL See & Spell Learning Educational Toys and Gift for 2 3 4 5 6 Years Old Boys and Girls - 80Pcs of CVC Word Builders, Alphabet Colors Recognition Game, Preschool Learning Activities Toys
  • 80Pcs of See & Spell Learning Toys:This set develops sight-reading vocabulary, spelling, and fine motor skills, color sorting, letter recognition, word association, building sights words, and matching; it’s an easy and exciting toy that multiple children can play with at once, helping them develop important social skills. Contains 28 double sided flash cards + 52 wooden blocks.
  • Help Kids Learn Alphabet Shapes Colors: We pay more attention to refined design. With 56 rich scenes and 56 most commonly used Cvc sight words, help children develop memory and brain thinking by establishing connections. There is nothing better than learning thru play.
  • Easy Store & Carry: The spelling game comes with a cute storage bag, easy to store and carry out. Kids can open their gaming devices or store them at any time. The compact packaging structure and light weight make it more convenient to hold. Place them in school bags and suitcases, suitable for many occasions, airplanes, cars, restaurants, etc. Provide a great opportunity to play, interact and communicate with your family, share and help each other.
  • High Quality Material: Smooth edge and surface of wood block, and color of the surface is made of environmentally friendly paint. Absolutely safety for children.Larger-size wooden blocks can prevent the risk of suffocation of children. Parents can rest assured that children complete the entire game system independently. They can easily build their confidence,includes improve children's letter recognition, spelling, word formation, and help early vocabulary recognition accumulation.
  • Absolutely Kids Gift: See and spell stem toy is a Multisensory Learning System! Ideal party favor and various festivals (Easter, Christmas, Halloween candy bags, Thanksgiving, New Year, children's party handouts or rewards). Suitable toys for 2 3 4 5 6 years old boys and girls.

1. What are gross motor skills?

Gross motor skills are the abilities used to control large muscle groups in the body. They are the foundation of physical development, as they enable children to move independently and with purpose. Gross motor skills refer to the physical movements of the large muscles that control walking, running, jumping, throwing, catching, and balance. These are the skills that allow a child to move from one place to another, such as walking up the stairs or running around the playground. They also involve activities that require coordination, such as throwing a ball, hopping on one foot, or kicking a soccer ball. Gross motor skills are important for a child’s overall development and physical health. They are essential for a child to be able to interact with their environment and participate in physical activities.

2. What gross motor skills should a 6 year old have?

By the age of 6, a child should have a good foundation of gross motor skills. These should include being able to walk, run, jump, and skip. Six year olds should also have good coordination and balance, as well as the ability to catch and throw a ball. They should also have some basic sport skills, such as dribbling a soccer ball or shooting a basketball. Additionally, children at this age should be able to hop on one foot and climb stairs without assistance. All of these skills are important for a child to be able to participate in physical activities and interact with their environment.

3. How can I help my 6 year old develop their gross motor skills?

One of the best ways to help your 6 year old develop their gross motor skills is to encourage them to participate in physical activities. This could include taking them to the park, playing with them in the backyard, or enrolling them in a sports team. It is also important to provide a variety of activities that will help them to practice and refine their skills. This could include activities such as hopscotch, obstacle courses, or relay races. Additionally, you can help your child by providing them with age-appropriate toys that will help to develop their gross motor skills, such as a jump rope or a scooter. Finally, it is important to provide your child with positive reinforcement and praise so that they feel motivated and encouraged to keep developing their skills.Gross Motor Skills For 6 Year Olds