Physical Development: An Introduction
This lesson provides an introduction to the physical development of preschool children. A key point is the significance of physical development and physical activity for children’s overall health and learning.
Physical Developmental Milestones
This lesson will help you understand typical physical development or, in other words, how children develop and refine motor skills during the preschool years. You will learn about developmental milestones and what to do if you are concerned about a child’s development.
Supporting Physical Development: Indoor Environments and Experiences
It is important to provide a variety of indoor opportunities to support children’s physical development. This lesson describes how you can engage preschoolers in meaningful indoor experiences that promote development.
Supporting Physical Development: Outdoor Environments and Experiences
Outdoor experiences are equally important as indoor ones for supporting children’s physical development. This lesson describes how you can engage children in meaningful outdoor experiences that promote their physical development.
Promoting Active Lifestyles
Promoting healthy lifestyle habits starts from a young age. Family members and professionals can assume significant roles when it comes to promoting children’s overall well-being during preschool years. This lesson will help you identify ways to engage families in their children’s physical development that will foster wellness and an active lifestyle from a young age. It will also demonstrate how you can be a positive role model for children and families.