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Developing Fine and Gross Motor Skills: Birth to Three

Developing Fine and Gross Motor Skills: Birth to Three | Special Education

Developing Fine and Gross Motor Skills: Birth to Three

  • Publisher: Pro-Ed Inc
  • Grade Level: All
  • Item #: 11040

Price: $66.00   SRP: $66.00


Here is an exciting home exercise program for children ages birth to 3
years, containing dozens of beautifully illustrated, reproducible
handouts for parents, as well as for therapists and healthcare and
childcare workers. Each interval of 3 or 6 months in the childs
development is divided into a fine- and gross-motor section. In each
section several exercise sheets guide parents or other caregivers in
ways to develop specific motor skills typical of that age level. Here
is a sample section.

Three to Six Months:

Gross MotorProne
on forearms, prone with arms extended, sitting with support, head
control, supine: feet to hands, rolling prone to side-lying, rolling
prone to supine, rolling supine to prone, pedaling action in supine,
creeping, weight bearing n feet.

Fine MotorReaching upward, palmar grasp, hands to midline, ulnar palmar grasp, radial palmar grasp.

Each reproducible exercise sheet is easy to follow and includes these sections:

  • Desired movement
  • How Does This Movement Help Your Child?
  • Picture of the Movement
  • How to Incorporate This Movement Into Your Daily routine
  • What to Expect Next

In addition to the 117 exercise handouts for enhancing development, the
manual includes practical information on how to guide parents when
doing the exercises, hints about hand-over-hand guidance, what toys
encourage the desired movement, etc. The appendix has helpful
reproducible handouts as well on Childproofing Your Home, Car Seat
Safety, and Age Appropriate Toys.

To see more of this product's contents:

168 pages 2000 large format spiral bound