According to the Royal Children’s Hospital, hand preference, laterality, or dominance are all terms used to describe a child’s spontaneous
Learn all about your child’s physical development in articles about head control, sitting, crawling, first steps, pincer grasp movement, and more!
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, manual or hand dexterity refers to a person’s ability to manipulate objects using
Along with gross motor control, balance is an essential skill. We use it every time we maintain any controlled body
Between 3 and 4 years of age, your child has already mastered many postural skills of gross motor control. They
Hand coordination skills are the ability to control the movements of hand and fingers, and to integrate this motor mastery
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, between 2 and 4 years old, children start acquiring a new and more
Balance refers to the capacity of maintaining a controlled body position during static and dynamic activities. Although this skill comprises
Young kids are very active through the day, right? They’re always full of energy, sprinting from one place to another
When we talk about any aspect of the human experience, we tend to organize it into areas and specific parts
Writing readiness refers to the development of some pre-writing skills in children that are fundamental for learning how to write.
You might be wondering why we’re bringing up the subject of physical activity for kids at such a young age.
We know that regular physical activity is very important and that, literally, it’s never too early to start. In fact,
“Considering the various forms play takes, it’s easy to identify the possible value of sensory-motor games for enhancing physical skills,
During the first weeks of your baby’s life many of the movements they do are reflexive. But what are these
When a child learns to walk and falls down 50 times, he never thinks “maybe this isn’t for me”. You’ll
With the sudden boom on computers, tablets, and phones as convenient playtime devices, it seems we’ve lost a little touch
The traditional hands-and-knees or cross crawl is full of benefits. Not only is it your baby’s first official means of
Your baby will reach countless milestones during her first year. The most noticeable and exciting ones will be the gross
Has your baby mastered the art of sitting and crawling? Then he will probably be ready to stand on his
Has your baby mastered head control? He’ll soon be ready to learn how to roll over. This is an important milestone
Is your baby ready for crawling? Around 7-9 months most babies master the hand-and-knee crawling method, but others develop alternative
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