However, it is precisely because of this increased mobility that parents and caregivers must pay extra attention to toddlers so that they are not injured.Gross motor skills continue to become refined through adolescence, as skills such as running, jumping, kicking and riding a bicycle become possible.
This list is not meant to be used to diagnose, simply as information to keep in mind.0-3 months old Resources: Developmental Milestones Fine Motor Milestones Peabody Developmental Motor Scale (PDMS-2)Occupational Therapy for Children And Adolescents, Jane Case-Smith & Jane Clifford O-Brien Subscribe to Growing Hands-On Kids to get my weekly newsletter filled with tips and activity suggestions just like this post.You will need to check your e-mail to confirm your subscription (double check your spam folder).Once you confirm using the link provided in your e-mail, the download will automatically be sent to your computer.But attaining milestones varies, based on each child’s family and personal history and environment. You might be concerned if your child is not yet crawling or walking when many peers are already displaying this skill.Therefore, milestones are generally reported in age ranges, rather than by a specific age. But remember that there are variations in typical development. Is your infant or child showing significant delays or different patterns of achieving major milestones? (2006) “Motor Skills Disorder.” Emedicine: Medscape’s Continually Updated Clinical Reference.After a few weeks, an infant can hold up its head, allowing for the development of independent sitting by 6 months.Standing also develops in stages, as an infant can pull him or herself up and hold on to an object by 8 months, but may not walk independently until about a year.Today I want to share fine motor developmental milestones for ages 0-6.This list is the average age a child should meet these milestones, some may hit them before or others later.Humans peak physically around the age of 30, after which most physical functions begin to decline. The fetus develops organs and grows many times its size during this time.