At this stage, your kid might be able to learn new skills very quickly. However, every child develops at a different rate. He might be able to walk up and down the stairs and can also skip with a skipping rope. Your sweetie pie is over 4 years old and now he might be able to walk down the stairs with alternate feet. He might also now run and climb the stairs easily.
What you need to know:
At this point, you will notice that your child is developing his gross motor skills at a rapid pace. He might also balance on one foot for a short period of time now and that’s why he might be able to climb the stairs with alternate feet. He might also be able to climb the stairs while holding an object in his hand. You can also encourage your child by simple exercises like stepping down a stool. Show him how to walk down the stairs with alternate feet. The sign of your child having weak muscles is that he might avoid stairs. While climbing the stairs he may crawl or stop for rest in between. While getting down the stairs, he may hold the rail or use one leg to do so. The above are just guidelines, so don’t worry if your kiddo is a little behind.