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Physical development

In general this area covers: Fine and gross motor skills.

Some examples of this might include:

  • gaining control over the large movements that they can make with their arms, legs and bodies, so that they can run, jump, hop, skip, roll, climb, balance and lift.
  • gaining control over the small movements they can make with their arms, wrists and hands, so that they can pick up and use objects, tools and materials.
  • negotiating space.
  • choosing the correct tool for the job.
  • holding a pencil effectively
  • developing body strength
  • being independent when dressing and undressing.