Training movement abilities from birth to walking
Tips and instructions, with video clips, for training exercises and activities
What is included?
Tracking progress PDF booklets
Track your infants progress in lying, sitting, crawling, standing, cruising and walking.
Active stretching exercises
Instructions for easy-to-implement exercises to improve flexibility.
Exercises and activities to train sitting and get your infant active in sitting.
Exercises and activities to get your infant up onto all fours, crawling and clambering
Exercises and activities to get your infant into standing, improve balance, take first steps, stand alone and walk independently
Improving toddler leg muscle strength balance, and agility
Toddlers who have developmental delay, are hypermobile or have low muscle tone and those with coordination difficulties often need extra help to ensure that they master all the gross motor skills Example: Training Instructions: Stepping Up
Lifting, carrying, throwing and catching games
Social games to encourage communication and development of visual attention
Taking time to play imitation, communication, anticipation games with your toddler is very important for the development of visual attention as well as sustained attention, turn taking and the ability to manage high levels of excitement.
BONUS Toddler Gross Motor Tasks Checklist: a 19 page PDF download
Identify Goals and Monitor Progress:
The Toddler Gross Motor Tasks Checklist is a list of all the basic motor tasks a toddler should master by the age of 2-3 years.
Each task is briefly described, goals are identified and space is provided for recording progress towards achieving each goal.