Category: gross motor

Hypermobility and Proprioception: What’s with the clumsiness?

I’ve been asked to comment on the concept of hypermobility and proprioception in children (and adults). This is an interesting topic because once again, we have two ends of a

Hypermobility and self-esteem: When kids are not good at sport

I have been asked to comment on this topic of sport in children with hypermobility and low muscle tone, who aren’t so good at sport. And let me tell you,

Part 3: Sport with Hypermobility: Keeping them moving!

What I didn’t really mention in the previous two posts (Part 1 & Part 2) was what to do if your child with hypermobility has to stop playing a particular

Part 2: Sport with hypermobility – But they’re good at it!

Part 2: My child has hypermobility, and they’re good at sport. Can they still play? Following on from Part 1: Sport with Hypermobility (if you missed it you can catch it here)

Part 1: Sport with hypermobility

I often get asked the question: “Can my child still play sport with hypermobility?” It’s never an easy answer.   Negotiating sport with hypermobility is a big topic and its

The Ultimate Hypermobility-Friendly Toy List (Part 2)

….Following on from The Ultimate Hypermobility-Friendly Toy List (Part 1) (This post contains affiliate links because I stand by the educational/developmental value of these products!) Here are the remainder of


I bought one of these strange but simple looking things for my nieces for Christmas a few years ago. It’s called a Bilibo. It provided a lot of entertainment even

Mini Micro Scooter (for preschoolers)

Now that Spring is almost upon us and the weather is starting to warm up (here in Australia anyway) it’s time to think about getting the kids outside in the