4 Years Development – ​​Gross Motor Skills

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4 Years 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

  • Stands on one leg for 5 seconds.
  • Throws the ball forward
  • He hits the ball with his fingers.
  • He catches the bouncing ball.
  • Runs around obstacles.
  • It can walk on a certain line.
  • It can jump on one leg.
  • Can jump over an obstacle or hill with both feet

Possible Situations Encountered When It Doesn’t Progress

  • Lack of confidence in movement-based activities.
  • Difficulty using players on the playground.
  • Difficulty or lack of confidence interacting with other children in existing settings (such as parks and playgrounds)

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