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Category: Physical

Learn all about your child’s physical development in articles about head control, sitting, crawling, first steps, pincer grasp movement, and more!

little girl drawing

Drawing and literacy

Drawing is a huge accomplishment for your little one. Plus, there are plenty of skills fostered by drawing, like holding

little girl brushing her teeth

Hand coordination: 36-48 months

You’ve watched your child go from uncontrolled hand movements to bringing objects to the middle part of their body, and

baby holding his baby bottle

Hand coordination: 0-12 months

In this article, we’ll focus on talking about your child’s hand-eye coordination during the first year of age. This progress

father helping his baby girl sit by herself

Head control: 5-6 months

Accomplishing head control is the foundation for many of your baby’s next milestones, like sitting up, rolling over, crawling, and

baby holding her head at 3 months old

Head control: 3-4 months

Today we’ll briefly explain baby head control at 3 and 4 months. Keep reading to learn the basics. After the

mom holding her baby to her chest while lying down on bed

Head control: 1-2 months

After the first month, your baby will start turning their head and lifting it for a few seconds. They may

newborn yawning

Head control: Newborns

When your baby comes into the world, they seem like such a delicate tiny person. Holding them is the most

mom leaning her baby on a yoga ball

Your baby’s posture and muscles

We have already discussed the importance of muscle development and how it can influence your baby’s physical milestones. Today we

baby on his tummy playing with a ball

Muscle development in your baby

When you hear the term “muscle tone”, what do you think about? You might imagine yourself finally having the time

little girl walking while holding a plastic bucket

Holding objects during first steps

Having the chance to witness your little one’s first steps is an amazing experience! We’ve previously talked about the importance

little girl in a cape jumping to her mom's arms

Becoming a jumping master

We know that physical activity has become an important part of your daily routine with your little one, and that

baby girl learning to walk holding her parent's hands

The road to walking

Every parent looks forward to their child’s first steps. It is a very exciting and important milestone! However, skilled walking

baby on his tummy

The neuroscience of tummy time

It’s common knowledge that tummy time is key to developing the strength and motor skills needed for reaching, rolling over,

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