Inclusive Resource on Sensorimotor Child Development for Parents and Teachers

For Toddlers

Placing the toys off to the side rather right in front of the child requires a little reaching

Toddlers take their visual and hand skills to the next level.

  • Begin to focus for longer periods of time
  • Attention to small details begins
  • Cause and effect understanding of  how the hands make things happen develops
  • Exploration connects visual information with the actions of the hands

The underpinnings of fine motor control and cause and effect understanding develop here.

Activities  to connect the eyes and hands while playing:


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