Health and Physical Development (HPD) Components and Goals
COMPONENT 1: PHYSICAL HEALTH AND GROWTH
HPD Goal-1: Children develop healthy eating habits.
HPD Goal-2: Children engage in active physical play indoors and outdoors.
HPD Goal-3: Children develop healthy sleeping habits.
COMPONENT 2: MOTOR DEVELOPMENT
HPD Goal-4: Children engage in play and movement to develop the large muscle control and abilities needed to explore and move in their environment.
HPD Goal-5: Children engage in play and experiences to develop muscle control and hand-eye coordination to manipulate objects and work with tools.
COMPONENT 3: SELF-CARE, SAFETY, AND WELL-BEING
HPD Goal-6: Children develop personal hygiene and self-care skills.
HPD Goal-7: Children use safe behaviors and personal safety practices with support from adults.