Outdorable Beaverlodge Infant Gross Motor 4 Piece Set
Together with experts in early development skills, Outdorable now offers a four piece gross motor skills adventure play gym, specifically designed for infants from 0-2 years as they learn some of life’s greatest and potentially most important skills. Like our other clever designs, these items are available as individual pieces or you can purchase a full set, which is interchangeable to create multiple configurations. All items are interlocking using the same connection slots as the larger BeaverLodge climbing sets.
The trapezoidal shape platform (16010) is only 150mm high, which makes a great riser for infants. You can easily add more risers together to create a larger platform.
The Incline Ramp (16015) is nice and wide with a gentle slope for infants to learn on.
The Log Crawler (16017) provides a more challenging experience as infant’s progress. With smooth dowels stretched across a curved ramp, the log crawler is one of the favourites.
The Burrow (16016) creates a small tunnel for children to develop spatial awareness, with little peepholes for extra fun.
As you know, gross motor skills are critical to enable children to perform everyday functions, such as walking and running, climbing and catching, throwing and hitting a ball. However, these are also crucial for everyday self-care skills like getting dressed, getting into bed, climbing stairs or getting in and out of a car. Putting toys away and navigating around objects in the classroom and on the playground on different slopes and surfaces.
Gross motor abilities also have an influence on other everyday functions. For example, a child’s ability to maintain appropriate tabletop posture (upper body support) will affect their ability to participate in fine motor skills like writing and craft, cutting paper etc. Also sitting upright with good back posture to listen to the teacher’s instructions, which in turn has a direct impact on their academic learning.