Crossing the midline is an imaginary line down the centre of the body which divides the body into left and right.

It actually refers to the ability to reach across the middle of the body with arms and legs crossing over to the other side.

Crossing the midline is important stage in child development.

A child that doesn’t cross the midline may indicate that both sides of the brain are not communicating well together and this will affect how your child  reads and writes.

Here are a few sensory ideas for crossing the midline activities :

 

Drawing the infinity  and using different materials  like chalk , whiteboard , foam ,sand etc …

With the Shaving foam I also added shining with a laser pen and tracing the infinity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrange the alaphabet in order , alternating  HANDS .(you can also multi-task by adding singing a song while doing it).

Showing the ABC game

 

Hands to opposite knees while reading the Hart chart: