Motor Development

Gross motor activities are provided where the children run, jump, climb, crawl and hop. This enables the development of large muscle movement which stimulates brain development, spatial awareness and respect for their physical abilities, increases their balance as well as learning to move their bodies in a manner that will keep them safe and protected while enjoying organized physical activities.

In our writing centers the children have the opportunity to develop eye-hand coordination, improve their pincer grasp, coordinate finger-thumb and wrist movements, experiment with and gain knowledge of different media, follow directions, practice pre-scissor and scissor skills, name recognition, label, sequence, begin to understand the concept of ownership and feel the gratification of a job successfully done.