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: 24-27 Months

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Moves up and down the slide at the park

Situations for Observation of Skill

Take the child to a place with a small slide.

Elicitation Strategy

Encourage the child to go up the slide after watching others do so.

Behavior Observed

The child climbs a short ladder using arms and legs to position himself into sit and slide.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Parks are great for exposing children to equipment they may not have at home. Climbing a ladder is an important opportunity for children, as it uses all limbs and requires balance, weight shifting, and alternating bilateral skills.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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