Motor Development

Crawling…why is it important?

Development in our precious little ones is so important.  What we may not always realize is child development happens in certain ways for certain reasons.

Most little ones usually crawl on all fours between the ages of 6-9 months. What also happens around this time?  They begin eating solids and chewing finger foods.  This movement in their mouth is mimicking the movement of crawling.  This is not an accident.

Crawling encourages the development of so many developmental skills and they are listed here in this article.

When do babies start crawling…And why is crawling so important?

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