Fine Motor Skills
Scribbles on paper by grasping a pencil or crayon, picks up grasps and throws a ball, stacks blocks together, puts large puzzle pieces into slots on a puzzle, holds objects and bang them together, grasps and uses spoon or fork to feed self with support, grasps and uses a cup or bottle for drinking, turns pages of a child’s book, uses basic scissors for cutting, kicks a ball, attempts to dress him/herself, snaps-buttons or zips with help.
Gross Motor Skills
Walks alone without support, crawls upstairs with support, throws a ball overhand, rolls a ball back to a person, runs fairly well, jumps in place, goes up and down a slide with support, sits on or peddles a tricycle with support, jumps over small objects, walks upstairs while holding on to something.
Speaks in short sentences, tells simple stories, uses words as tools of thought.
Self-centered, just beginning a sense of personal identity, possessive, resists change, sense of humor (plays tricks).
Solitary play, dependent on adult guidance, refers to self by name, very immature, little concept of other people.