The preschool years, from ages three to five, are marked by significant and steady physical growth and development. Preschoolers are more coordinated, show newfound strength, speed, and abundant energy. In this course, we will review major developmental milestones concerning physical growth, motor skills development and other growth factors in this period.
Course Learning Objectives:
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Define physical development and list at least two milestones of typical preschooler physical development at age three, age four, and age five.
- Identify three aspects of gross and fine motor skills in advancing physical development in preschoolers.
- Identify two other factors that influence physical development in preschoolers.