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Category: Moving and handling 30-50m  

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Abbreviation: PD-M 30-50m

See also: Early Years Scale (EYFS) descriptions. Category lists.


•Moves freely and with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways, such as slithering, shuffling, rolling, crawling, walking, running, jumping, skipping, sliding and hopping. •Mounts stairs, steps or climbing equipment using alternate feet. •Walks downstairs, two feet to each step while carrying a small object. •Runs skilfully and negotiates space successfully, adjusting speed or direction to avoid obstacles. •Can stand momentarily on one foot when shown. •Can catch a large ball. •Draws lines and circles using gross motor movements. •Uses one-handed tools and equipment, e.g. makes snips in paper with child scissors. •Holds pencil between thumb and two fingers, no longer using whole-hand grasp. •Holds pencil near point between first two fingers and thumb and uses it with good control. •Can copy some letters, e.g. letters from their name.

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