Inclusive Resource on Sensorimotor Child Development for Parents and Teachers

For Babies

Key underpinnings for motor planning ability to develop as the child grows:

  • Awareness of the body
  • Comfort with movement
  • Feeling how all the body parts move together

Providing babies with rich sensory motor experiences throughout all waking hours help lay the foundation for solid motor planning.  Create safe spaces for the baby  to explore the world.

Activities that help babies set the foundation for future motor planning:


Tummy Time Play

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Lap Sit-ups

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Infant swings

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Reaching and Rolling

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Gentle Blanket Roll-ups

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Crawling

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Comfort in all Sensory Processing

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