We often think of motor skill development as taking place primarily in infancy and toddlerhood. However, we find that both gross and fine motor skill development continue to take place well in to the middle childhood years. Summarize the significant milestones in gross and fine motor skills from infancy through middle childhood. Suggest activities that parents could utilize during each stage of development to promote positive growth in these abilities.
Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the Discussion by making frequent informed references to course materials and Seminars. Remember to respond to at least two classmates with comments that forward the Discussion.