Perceptual Motor Development: Definition & Components


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_____ is the ability to collect and process information from the environment around you.

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1. _____ behavior refers to all of the movements the body is capable of making, including those of the eyes, head, and limbs.

2. Walking, running, and crawling are examples of what type of motor skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combo will display what you know about perceptual motor skills. The quiz questions cover the type of motor skills that walking, running and crawling are and as well as the skills needed to touch and grab objects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to know more about the following:

  • The name for all movements the body is capable of making
  • What it is called when a child starts to understand the body and how it works
  • The classification of skills such as the ability to touch and grab objects
  • The ability to collect and process information
  • Examples of motor skills such as walking, running and crawling

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on perceptual motor development
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the ability to collect and process information from the environment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the movements the body is capable of making

Additional Learning

To study more about perceptual motor skills, you should review the accompanying lesson titled Perceptual Motor Development: Definition & Components. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Learn more about what perception is and how it affects motor development
  • Understand how the skills of perception and motor skills come together
  • Distinguish the difference between different motor skills
  • Review the different types of awareness skills that people have