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August 12, 2016

Gross Motor Milestones: toddler (12-18 months)

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walking       stairs       ball

Gross Motor Milestones: toddler (12-18 months)

Standing/Walking
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Walks with one hand held

* Stands alone for longer periods of time
* Walks independently
* Stands up from floor independently
* Squats to pick up toy from floor and returns to standing
* Begins to walk faster/run
* Carries or pulls toy while walking

Stairs
* Crawls up and down stairs independently
* Begins to walk up and down stairs holding railing and/or adult’s hands

Ball Skills
*
Flings ball up and/or forward

* Corrals ball rolled to him/her
* Kicks ball by walking into it

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