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OT/PT Corner: Learning How To Skip

7th November, 2022

[Source: The Inspired Treehouse]

Learning how to skip can be a challenging skill for many kids. These tips can help! Skipping is a skill that you will often see a 5 year old beginning to master as they gain body awareness and bilateral coordination.  It’s a locomotor skill that is seen during games of tag in the backyard – and an indicator of pure joy on the playground! But, this skill is SO HARD for some kids and, as a pediatric physical therapist, it is one of the hardest skills to teach.  Skipping is a target skill on some of our standardized testing and is a benchmark ability in physical education class.  

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