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Flashcards in Gross Motor Skills Deck (6):
1

What does gross motor skills allow infants to do ?

Gross motor skills allow infants to control large muscles in the body to enable them to crawl, walk and run.

2

What are the different activities that promote gross motor skills ?

Hopscotch
Digging
Riding a bike
Playing catch
Climbing frames
Ride on toys
Push and pull toys

3

What is the first stage of gross motor skills development ?

Infants develop their gross motor skills from the head down.

4

What is the second stage of gross motor skills development ?

They gradually control muscles in their neck and then their back so that they can roll, sit and crawl.

5

What is the third stage of gross motor skills development ?

The muscles in their legs and feet develop so that they can stand and then walk.

6

What is the fourth and Fifth stage of gross motor skills development ?

In early childhood the large muscles continue to develop to help coordination and balance.