toddler obstacle course

Setting Up a Toddler Obstacle Course

Depending on your toddler’s physical development and needs, there are a variety of obstacles you can introduce to develop his/her gross motor skills. Obstacle courses are a great tool in pediatric physical therapy and used by many therapists in the field. Therapists and parents often know what muscle groups need strengthening, but asking a toddler to perform a regimen of …

Gross Motor Activities for Toddlers

Gross Motor Skills for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months

Between the ages of 24 – 36 months, most toddlers can complete the following gross motor skills: Jump from the bottom step Jump a distance of about 8 inches Jump on a trampoline with 2 hands held Begin to stand on one foot Begin to ride a tricycle Catch a large ball At 3 years old, most toddlers can complete the …