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Toddle motor skills development

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 Gross Motor development involves the larger, stronger muscle groups of the body. In early childhood, it is the development of these muscles that enable the baby to hold his/her head up, sit, crawl and eventually walk, run and skip.

Between the ages of 12–18 months, your child should:

  • Start walking independently
  • Attempt to run, or runs with stiff posture
  • Squat down to pick something up
  • Crawl up stairs and creep back down
  • Step on stationary ball when trying to kick the ball
  • Seat self on small chair Pull a toy behind themselves while walking
  • Throw underhand when sitting

Between the ages of 18 months – 2 years, your toddler should:

  • Walk up and down the stairs while holding your hand
  • Run fairly well Jump with feet together, clearing the floor Jump down and forwards
  • Squat to play Stand on tiptoe with support Start to use ride-on toys
  • Throw a ball into a box Kick a ball forwards

Between the ages of 2 – 2 ½ years, your toddler should:

  • Stand on tiptoes if shown first Jump from bottom step
  • Begin to ride a tricycle, moving forward with feet on the floor
  • Stand on balance beam with 2 feet and attempt to step forward
  • Catch a large ball with arms straight out

Between the ages of 2 ½ - 3 years, your toddler should:

  • Stand on 1 foot momentarily
  • Walk up the stairs alone with alternating feet
  • Walk downstairs with 2 feet on same step
  • Walk on tiptoe Start riding a tricycle using the pedals Catch a ball with arms bent Kick a ball forwards

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