Physical development refers to a child’s gross and fine motor skills. To increase strength, muscle control, and coordination, the child requires adequate nutrition and fitness levels.
Physical development in children follows a directional pattern (Bayley, 1993). Large muscles develop before small muscles. Experience Curriculum actively engages a child’s mind and body through multidisciplinary activities that invite children to touch, climb, crawl, and manipulate objects in their surrounding environment.
Physical Development skills and goals integrated within Experience Curriculum: