Enhancing motor development

Because of the convenience that technological developments have brought us, we sometimes forget that we are physical beings: we are our body. Physical development is of particular importance for young children: they gain their self-confidence by doing physical activities, by playing around, playing sports and playing outside. By learning to fall, children experience that their body can take a beating and they learn how to handle the climbing frame or bicycle differently next time.

In recent decades, however, children have been playing less and less outside and the development of gross motor skills is lagging behind: children – people in general – are less fit. However, technological inventions will increasingly play a role in how we grow up. The question then arises: How can we use the technology to stimulate the development of gross motor skills in children and young adults? The case holder of this case is Gemeente Arnhem.

 

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