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August 15, 2016

Gross Motor Milestones: Toddler (18-24 months)

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Gross Motor Milestones: Toddler (18-24 months)

Walking/Moving
* Begins to run
* Walks backwards
* Begins to jump up or forward a few inches
* Jumps down off low objects
* Moves on ride on toy without pedals
* Climbs on adult sized furniture
* Stands on tiptoes

Stairs
* Walks up and down stairs with one hand held consistently

Ball Skills
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Kicks a ball in a forward direction, swinging his or her leg behind in preparation

* Throws a small ball over and under hand several feet forward
* Begins to hold his or her arms in front of their body to attempt to catch a ball

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