Physical Development - Fine and Motor Skills - Infancy & Childhood

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  • Created on: 26-10-17 11:25
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  • Physical Development - Infancy and Early Childhood
    • Fine Motor Skills
      • Actions requiring the use of smaller muscles in the hands, fingers and toes.
      • 6 Months - Move objects hand to hand - pick up dropped toys in sight
        • Early Childhood
          • 8 Years - Good control of their smaller muscles to draw detailed pictures
          • 5 Years - Able to dress and undress themselves - and tie own shoelaces
          • 3 Years - Control movements - use pencil to copy letters / build towers with cube
      • 12-13 Months - Manipulate and place toys
      • Newborn - Hold thumb tucked into hand
      • 2 1/2 Years - Use spoon and fork - build tower of 7-8 blocks
      • 3 Months - Briefly grasp a rattle
    • Gross Motor Skills
      • Movements requiring larger muscles in the body e.g arms, legs, torso
      • 6 Months - Roll over, sit up for short time, kick legs held up in air
        • Early Childhood
          • 5 Years - Hop using each foot separately
          • 4 Years - Kick and throw a large ball
          • 6/7 Years - Skip and ride a bicycle
          • 3 Years - Use pedals to ride a bike - run - balance on one foot for a second
          • 8 Years - Good strength and body coordination - take part in many sports/activitie
      • 3 Months - Lift head and chest lay down
      • 12-13 Months - Stand alone, walk with no help
      • Newborn - Primitive reflex e.g Grasp
      • 2 1/2 Years - Jump from low step - kick ball

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