Infant's Physical Development

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Physical Development An infant’s physical development needs to grow through repetitive actions. An infant will “develop gross/fine motor skills and physical strengths by exploring, kicking, reaching, grasping, and letting go” (Copple & Bredekamp, 2009, p. 55).
Toddler’s master walking, jumping, learning to tip toe, marching, throwing and kicking a ball, and carrying as much as they can (Copple & Bredekamp, 2009, 66). According to Scribbles (2005) “growth slows and is more stable during preschool years” (p. 1). This is also found in Copple and Bredekamp (2009) “the grow rate is steadier overall, but still slower that the first three years of life” (p. 114). Physical development is now broken into gross and fine motor skills. The
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