The toddler years (children between 18-36 months) are marked by a peak in curiosity and exploration. Changes in toddlers' physical development allows them to fulfill their curiosity about the world around them! They are also working on developing their fine and gross motor skills. In this course, we will review physical development milestones achieved during the toddler years and identify specific learning experiences that promote fine motor skills.
Course Learning Objectives:
As a participant in this course, you will be able to:
- Identify at least five physical development milestones achieved during the toddler years.
- Define fine motor development.
- List five activities to incorporate into the early childhood classroom that promote fine motor development in toddlers.