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Physical Development

Physical development involves providing opportunities for young children to be active and
interactive, and to develop their co-ordination, control, and movement. Children must also
be helped to understand the importance of physical activity, and to make healthy choices in
relation to food.

ELG04 Moving and handling: Children show good control and co-ordination inlarge and small movements. They move confidently in a range of ways, safely
negotiating space. They handle equipment and tools effectively, including pencils
for writing.
ELG05 Health and self-care: Children know the importance for good health of physical exercise and a healthy diet, and talk about ways to keep healthy and safe. They
manage their own basic hygiene and personal needs successfully, including
dressing and going to the toilet independently.