Children at the expected level of development will:
Gross Motor Skills
Negotiate space and obstacles safely, with consideration for themselves and others;
Demonstrate strength, balance and coordination when playing;
Move energetically, such as running, jumping, dancing, hopping, skipping and climbing.
Fine Motor Skills
Hold a pencil effectively in preparation for fluent writing – using the tripod grip in almost all cases;
Use a range of small tools, including scissors, paint brushes and cutlery;
Begin to show accuracy and care when drawing.