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LAQ Australia products encourage children to practice their fine motor skills

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LAQ Australia products encourage children to practice their fine motor skills

  My daughter Phoebe usually avoids table top fine motor activities at home, but these click together pieces from LAQ Australia have had Phoebe creating a range of different designs, patterns and structures, and Phoebe is practicing her fine motor skills while being creative and having fun.   The developmental benefits that I have been observing with the LAQ Australia product includes: * Bilateral coordination * Finger, hand, and wrist strength * Pincer grip * Spatial awareness * Creativity * Focus   Bilateral Coordination   Bilateral coordination refers to the ability of the body to move both sides at the...

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5 activities to improve fine motor skill development for children

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5 activities to improve fine motor skill development for children

5 activities to improve fine motor skill development for children  Here are 5 fun activities you can implement in your classroom or home to improve children’s fine motor skills, particularly pincer grip. Play tea parties and encourage wrist extension by carrying trays Learn more about how to develop wrist extension in my handwriting blog article here Make paper chains or pipe cleaners chains to encourage bilateral coordination Use small tongs to pick up pom poms, pasta, or magnetic letters hidden in rice Using tongs to pick up pasta, pom poms, etc. helps children to develop the grasp/release movement that is...

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Why is neuroplasticity important for children's motor development and learning

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Why is neuroplasticity important for children's motor development and learning

Why is neuroplasticity important for children's motor development and learning What is neuroplasticity? Neuroplasticity refers to the process of brain development when we practice a skill over and over again.For example, the photo of Phoebe below shows her practicing the skill of picking up blueberries one by one, to the point where she can pick up multiple blueberries without dropping them. The more the brain and muscles practice, the more neuroplasticity occurs and the more coordinated our movements become.   Learn more about neuroplasticity in my online motor development course - Click here   Every time Phoebe picks up a blueberry...

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