Your child will have many fun opportunities in school to develop their gross motor skills. Encourage your child to participate in many activities to develop their gross motor skills to prepare them for school.
If a parent is concerned about their child's gross motor skills (ability to use their large muscles to hop, run, throw, etc) Fair Start can make a referral to a Physio Therapist for a gross motor assessment.
Gross Motor Skills (Large Muscles) May Include:
- Walking up and down stairs using alternating feet
- Bouncing a ball
- Throwing and catching a ball
- Hopping on one foot