Gross motor skills

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  • Created on: 29-03-16 12:42
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  • Gross Motor skills
    • Birth-4 weeks
      • Lies on back with head to one side
      • If placed on front turns head to one side
      • By one month can lift head
    • 4-8 weeks
      • Can turn from side to side on back
      • Can lift head briefly when lying face down
      • Arm and leg movements jerky and uncontrolled
    • 8-12 weeks
      • Can lift head and supported by forearms when lying face down
      • Kicks legs vigorously
      • Can wave arms and bring hands together
    • 4-5 months
      • Good head control
      • Beginning to sit with support
      • Can roll from back to side
      • Reaches for objects when on back
      • Plays with feet
    • 6-9 months
      • Can roll from front to back
      • May attempt to crawl
      • Can sit without support
      • May 'cruise' around furniture and even stand.
    • 9-12 months
      • Mobile: crawling bear-walking, bottom shuffling or even walking
      • Sit up on own and leans forward to pick things up
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    • 15 months
      • Walks unsteadily
      • Climbs up stairs
      • Kneels without support
    • 18 months
      • Walks confidently
      • Carries thing
      • Climbs
      • Comes down stairs backwards or on tummy
    • 2 years
      • Runs
      • Walks up and down stairs
      • Kicks a ball
    • 3 years
      • Jumps form low step
      • Walks backwards
      • Stands on tiptoes and one foot
      • Pedals tricycle

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