North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Health and Physical Development (HPD)

Subdomain: Motor Development

Goal: Children develop the large muscle control and abilities needed to move through and explore their environment.

Skill Progression: Motor activities

Age: 30-33 Months

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Climbs up and through playground equipment, such as ramps and slides

Situations for Observation of Skill

See situation above.

Elicitation Strategy

Once at the park, no elicitation should be needed. Opportunities for climbing, crawling, and sliding are natural motivators.

Behavior Observed

Uses low equipment at the park without adult assistance.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to find and use local playgrounds. Many churches have playgrounds as well.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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