1 Year Development – ​​Gross Motor Skills

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1 Year Development – ​​Gross Motor Skills

Gross motor (physical) skills are abilities that require whole-body movement and involve the body’s large (as core stabilizers) muscles to perform everyday actions such as standing, walking, running, and sitting upright. It also includes hand-coordination skills such as ball-playing skills (throwing, catching, hitting).

Developmental Stage

  • Turns front to back and back to front.
  • Sits first with support and then on its own.
  • It creeps forward on your belly.
  • Gets into a sitting position without assistance.
  • Crawls on hands and knees.
  • He moves into different positions, such as sitting, crawling, and lying on his belly.
  • It pulls in for balance.
  • Walks holding on to furniture.
  • Takes 2-3 steps without support.
  • Rolls the ball, imitating adults.

Possible Situations Encountered When It Doesn’t Progress

  • Poor muscle development in movement.
  • Delay in ability to play games on their own.
  • Delay in affective development due to difficulty in exploring the environment.
  • Poor muscle development Lag in game playing abilities.

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