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What is bilateral coordination and why do children need this motor skill?

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What is bilateral coordination and why do children need this motor skill?

What is bilateral coordination and why do children need this motor skill? Bilateral coordination refers to the ability to coordinate both sides of the body (left/right, top/bottom) at the same time. Why do we need bilateral coordination? We need bilateral coordination to be able to eat with a spoon while holding the bowl stable; to do up buttons; to cut a piece of paper; to hand write while keeping the piece of paper still; to throw and catch a ball using both hands; to jump over a skipping rope, and ride a bicycle with our legs, and side step. Children...

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