When thinking about improving gross motor skills in a three year old, incorporate strengthening and balance into your daily playtime together, make a game out of the activity! Below are some tips from a physical therapist on ways you can help your child achieve these milestones.
Your little child has finally reached the 3 year mark. You will notice a lot of fine motor and speech milestones at this age, and not as many physical milestones. If your young one is 3 years old, here are some developmental milestones to look for during this year!
As parents, you are anxious to see your child meet the milestones that you see other children meet, one of the most exciting to witness is walking! At 12-18 months, your child might be getting those steps in, but if they haven't yet, here some handy tips from a physical therapist to help your little one start moving.
Your little one is less like a baby and more like a toddler at 12-18 months. Get ready to see some more personality show through and some new moves break out as your little one works through the many milestones at this stage of life!
As your little one reaches their first birthday, they are developing new skills every day! It is important to help guild your child in activities that will continue to further their progress. See the below occupational therapy tips on ways to engage your 9-12 month old child.
Your little one is really starting to move, or trying to at least. By 6-9 months, there is a lot of motivation to get to things that you place in front of them. While they might not be on the move yet, they definitely will be soon. So here are some important things to do with your child!
When your child is between the age of 3-6 months, you can expect to see more and more of his developing personality in what motivates, excites, and stimulates movement. If a child is not meeting milestones in their age (3-6 months), here are some things that you can do to help!
At 3-6 months, your infant is not only more vocal, but also has the chance to show off a bit! Follow these tips to increase your child's fine motor skills as they continue to develop.
At 3-6 months, your infant is really starting to show off their personality! As you see more smiles and hear more coos, try to work in these speech therapy tips to make play time even more fun.
As a parent of an infant, your child’s development is top priority! Whether you are a first time parent or have a full house, each child and experience is different. Below is a list of several milestones for children ages 3-6 months that can help you keep track of your child’s development.
This month we are focusing on every perspective surrounding the milestones of a baby in the first three months of life. Last week, we listed out PT tips for ways to get your baby moving (PT Tips: 0-3 Month Milestones).
If you read our blog last week, you know there are a number of milestones that a parent will start to notice during their child's first three months of life.
The early years of a child’s life are very important for his or her health and development. Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones.