Sensory Obstacle Path


Print off this sensory obstacle path and use it in any space to support sensory processing, self-regulation, and motor skill development. This printable sensory path is perfect for the mobile therapy provider with limited clinic or therapy intervention space. Use these printable sensory obstacle course tools anywhere to develop a variety of skill areas in kids!


A Sensory Path is like an obstacle course, but with activities that will help children regulate their sensory system and arousal level. Sensory paths can be placed in any room or hallway. These can be a lifesaver for transiting from activities, calming down, or even releasing some energy on a rainy day. This resource is 50+ pages, including pages for greyscale in case you do not have a color printer.  There are several pages on tips.

Sensory Obstacle Path

Print off this 57 page packet and use the obstacle course printables in a variety of ways. Follow the sensory path guides to create specific movements designed to support self-regulation.

Sensory path obstacles include:

  • Jump over activities to incorporate proprioceptive and vestibular input
  • Stop and stand activities to challenge balance, coordination, and motor planning as well as controlled body movements
  • Directional tapping activities for hands and feet to integrate bilateral coordination, body awareness, and directional skills
  • Long Jump Skill Work to support controlled body movements, proprioceptive awareness, and vestibular input

These sensory path tasks support development in areas such as:

  • Bilateral coordination
  • Crossing midline
  • Directionality
  • Sequencing
  • Visual scanning
  • Working memory
  • Attention and focus
  • Sensory input
  • Self-awareness and body awareness
  • Gross and fine motor skills
  • Direction following
  • Balance and coordination
  • Core strength
  • MORE!

Includes several themes: animals, nature, and directions