Young children need time to practice using their gross motor skills in everyday situations. The opportunity to run in large areas, practice hopping on one foot, crawling or leaping is helping children to develop their control and coordination of their bodies.
Why Gross Motor? - MSU-E Article
List of Gross Motor Activities
Infant [birth - 12 months]
Toddler [12 months - 36 months]
Preschool [36 months - 5]
Child [5 +]