Gross motor skills are physical skills that require whole body movements, which involve the large core muscles of the body to perform functions. These skills set the foundation for more complex and specialised skills.

What are gross motor skills? Gross motor skills are physical skills that require whole body movements, which involve the large core muscles of the body to perform functions such as sitting, walking, standing, running and jumping. These skills set the foundation for more complex and specialised skills.

Fact sheets include typical developmental stages in leading motor skills development, examples of delay with gross motor skill development, and therapy for late developers.

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