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BY AGE ONE

 

Gross Motor


sits without support
crawls
pulls self to standing

stands unaided
walks with aid
rolls a ball in imitation of adult


Fine Motor


reaches and grasps

puts object in mouth
picks things up with pincer grasp (thumb and index finger)
transfers object from one hand to the other
drops and picks up toy

 

BETWEEN AGES ONE AND TWO
 
Gross Motor
 

walks alone
walks backwards
picks up toys from floor without falling        
pulls toys, pushes toys
seats self in child size chair
walks up and down stairs with hand held
moves to music

 
Fine Motor
 
builds tower of three small blocks
puts four rings on stick
places five pegs in pegboard
turns pages two or three at a time
scribbles
turns knobs
throws small ball
paints with whole arm movement
shifts hands
makes strokes

  
 
 

 BETWEEN AGES TWO AND THREE

 

Gross Motor

 

runs forward well
jumps in place with two feet together

stands on one foot (with aid)
walks on tiptoe
kicks a ball forward

 

Fine Motor

 

strings four large beads
turns single pages
snips with scissors
holds crayon with thumb and fingers (not fist)
uses one hand consistently in most activities
imitates circular, vertical, horizontal strokes
paints with some wrist action

makes dots, lines, circular strokes
rolls, pounds, squeezes, and pulls clay

 


BETWEEN AGES THREE AND FOUR

 

Gross Motor

 

runs around obstacles
walks on a line
balances on one foot for five to ten seconds
hops on one foot
pushes, pulls, steers wheeled toys
rides tricycle
uses slide independently
jumps over six inch high object and lands on both feet together
throws ball overhead
catches a bounce ball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Motor

 

builds tower of nine small blocks
drives nails and pegs
copies circle
imitates cross
manipulates clay material (rolls balls, snakes, cookies)

 

 

 

 

 BETWEEN AGES FOUR AND FIVE

 

Gross Motor

 

walks backward toe-heel
jumps forward 10 times without falling
walks up and down

stairs independently, alternating feet

 

 

      

 

Fine Motor  

 

cuts on line continuously                         
copies cross
copies square
prints some capital letters

 

 


BETWEEN AGES FIVE AND SIX

 

Gross Motor

 

runs lightly on toes
walks on balance beam
can cover 2 meters hopping
skips on alternate feet
jumps rope
skates

 

Fine Motor

 

cuts out simple shapes
copies triangle
traces diamond
copies first name
prints numerals 1 to 5
colors within lines
has adult grasp of pencil
has hand preference, 
pastes and glues appropriately