Center for Motor Behavior & Pediatric Disabilities
Motor Behavior Goals and Objectives:|
Preschooler (2-5 years)
Next Motor Behavior Goals and Objectives
- Goal 1: Demonstrates a variety of locomotor skills used
for playing independently and with other children .
- Objective 1: My child is able to initiate running during
- Objective 2: My child is able to jump up and land without
- Objective 3: My child is able to climb up on a flat
surface of a piece of playground equipment positioned close to
the ground and successfully jump off.
- Objective 4: My child can climb onto a tricycle, hold
onto the handles, and push or pedal across a room.
- Goal 2: Demonstrates a variety of object manipulation skills
used for playing independently and with other children.
- Objective 1: While seated on the floor, my child is able
to push and receive a soft, light-weight ball.
- Objective 2: When sitting and standing, my child is able
to throw a soft object in my direction upon request.
- Objective 3: My child is able to climb onto a safe swing
and hold on while being pushed by an adult.
- Objective 4: My child is able to climb up the ladder of
a sliding board and slide down with decreasing amounts of help.
- Objective 5: My child can catch a balloon tossed at head
or chest level.
- Objective 6: My child can kick a stationary ball placed
on the floor.
- Objective 7: My child can hold a small plastic bat and
strike a 6 inch soft stationary ball positioned on the floor
and on a batting tee.
- Objective 8: My child can roll a small ball at a target
(milk jugs, soda cans).
- Objective 9: My child can throw, kick, and roll balls
and retrieve them.
- Objective 10: My child initiates play with balls and other
available equipment during leisure time at school and at home.
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