Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development

The Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development domain includes Effective Practices for each sub-domain. In these guides, learn how teaching practices support children’s development in all early learning settings.

Gross Motor

Learn more about the Gross Motor Sub-Domain Effective Practice Guide. It includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Also, find practices for home visitors.

Fine Motor

Review the Fine Motor Sub-Domain Effective Practice Guide. It includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve.  There are also practices for home visitors.

Tummy Time and Free Play for Infants

Tummy Time is a simple position with enormous benefits! Home visitors have a unique opportunity to partner with families and help them understand the importance of tummy time and how to add it to their routine.

Let's Talk About Movement

Find out how adults can support infants’ and toddlers’ motor development. Learn ways to promote daily, individualized opportunities for movement and active play.