Large movement skills
      ...a few examples
 
 Before children start school, it would help if they could...
 
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Walk backwards for six or seven steps
without turning to look behind.
Hop on one foot a few times without falling.


Jump, using both feet           
at the same time.
          
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Balance on one foot for a few seconds.


Run without falling frequently.
Throw and catch a large ball using both hands. Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Carry something on top of something else
    like a glass on a plate.
 
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