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Provides a list of activities to develop prewriting skills in preschoolers and primary-aged children and ideas to make handwriting fun for struggling writers.
Help your little one get the rest she needs for growth and development in her first year. Here are some tips to help you understand and plan your baby's sleep routine.
Overviews Down Syndrome with a focus on gross motor delays, quality of movement, and atypical movement patterns that are seen in young children with this
Promoting physical activity, allowing practice with small-muscle skills and providing nutritious food and rest for children can increase positive behavior.
An overview of a young child's large muscle development.
A list of typical gross motor development milestones from birth to six-year-olds.
Discusses the considerable growth in the area of physical development that three to five year olds experience including growth in both fine and gross motor
Summarizes how preschoolers will refine and develop abilities in their gross-motor, fine-motor, and perceptual-motor skills.
An overview of the physical changes that take place in each stage of childhood from infancy through adolescence.
This article discusses the importance and value of play in facilitating children in their emotional, intellectual, and physical development.
Examines how exposure to art can increase children's artistic knowledge while enhancing their emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development.
Examines how participation in music activities can enhance the physical, language, social-emotional, and cognitive development of young children.
The article discusses the purposes and importance of play in early childhood.  Play can enhance and support the development of children in various ways.
Find nine suggestions of how adults can encourage physical play in preschool children, including providing daily opportunities to engage in motor play.
Your four to six month old is itching to get moving on her physical milestones; help get your baby rolling over with these muscle-building exercises and other tips.
From her first words to her first movements, your baby's constantly amazing you. Most parents assume they have a little genius on their hands—but does that mean you should be enrolling your little one in baby classes?
Summarizes the four phases of developmental progression that children experience during the acquisition of motor skills.
Did you know that your baby's tummy holds the key to his head, neck and shoulder muscle development? Here are a few fun tips to help you sneak in some 'tummy time' to help your baby strengthen and grow.
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