Child Development: Growth and Development / Motor Skills

Growth and Development: physical development- motor skills

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  • Created on: 04-12-09 21:24

Growth and Devlopment

  • All children go through the same stages of growth and through the same order
  • Each stage when complete is a milestone
  • The average age for walking is 1 year old
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Physical Development

Motor skills

  • Requires co-ordination between the brain and muscles

Gross Motor Skills

  • Are skills that use large muscles
  • The skills we use them for are : running, jumping, climbing etc

Fine Manipulative skills

  • Are skills that use small muscles
  • The skills we use them for are: writing, drawing, sewing etc
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