Gross Motor Skills

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What is meant by the term "Gross motor skills"?
Gross motor skills are tasks that utilize the gross or large muscles of the body like those in the arms, legs and core.
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What is meant by the term "Fine motor skills"?
Fine motor skills generally refer to the small movements of the smaller muscles hands, wrists, fingers, feet, toes, lips, and tongue.
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List examples of Gross motor skills at age one month, infants should be able to:
Lift their heads for a short time when they are placed on their tummies. Look at objects and the faces of others. Kick legs while lying on their back.
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List examples of Gross motor skills at age six months, infants should be able to
Roll over from back to tummy and tummy to back, Place their foot in their mouth while lying on their back, Support their own heads, Reach for toys
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List examples of Gross motor skills At age 12 months, infants should be able to
Walk at least four steps with one hand being held, Stand alone for three to five seconds, Crawl Roll a ball forward.
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List examples of Gross motor skills At age 24 months, infants should be able to
Walk, Place self into a small chair, Walk up and down stairs using a handrail, Run without falling,
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List examples of Gross motor skills At age three years, a child should be able to
Pedal on a tricycle for a short distance, Avoid objects in their way, Stand on one foot for a few seconds, Walk on the tip of their toes for a few seconds without falling.
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List examples of Gross motor skills At age four years, a child should be able to
Stand on one foot for at least five seconds, Hop on one foot one to three times, Gallop five feet, Pedal a tricycle for a distance and be able to turn corners
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Among this list, which are gross motor skills?
Walking, feeding one self, running, holding a pencil and Gripping.
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