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 …
Arrange the alaphabet in order , alternating HANDS .(you can also multi-task by adding singing a song while doing it).
Hands to opposite knees while reading the Hart chart: