Week 2 Discussion Motor Skills

The discussion forum consists of three different sections. You must complete requirements in each section.
Section 1: Read Section 4.1 “Three Elements Affecting Motor Skill Performance,” in Chapter 4 of your text. Next, use Table 3.2, “Typical gross motor milestones,” from Chapter 3 as a guide, and the skills outline in Chapter 5 and 6 to complete the following chart.
The chart is Age of child: 2 yrs, 3 yrs, 4 yrs, 5yrs, 6 yrs
Second on the chart is Fundamental motor skill. Choose one locomotor (moving), non-locomotor (stationary) or manipulative skill that would be developmentally appropriate to teach each age group listed in the first section above.
Third Section of the Chart: Explain what game or activity that you would use to teach this skill ..(Example: To teach balance, you might use a low balance beam and instructions on how to hold their arms out straight.