The toddler years are marked by an increase in curiosity about the world! Their new physical capabilities allow toddlers to explore on their own. They need freedom to move and experience the skills they are beginning to possess. In this course, we will review typical milestones of toddler physical development and identify specific learning experiences to encourage gross motor development.
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 gross motor development.
- List five activities to incorporate into the early childhood classroom that promote gross motor development in toddlers.