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Early learning fine motor skill quick easy activities

pincer grip tong fine motor skills play
Combine fine motor skills development with sensory integration using rice trays Using tongs to pick up pasta, pom poms, etc. helps children to dev...

Activities to improve fine motor skill development for children

Activities to improve fine motor skill development for children
My favourite pipe cleaner activity for encouraging fine motor skill development is creating characters with play dough and adding hair with pipe cl...

How to improve handwriting - what is bilateral coordination and why do children need this motor skill?

How to improve handwriting - what is bilateral coordination and why do children need this motor skill?
How to improve handwriting - what is bilateral coordination and why do children need this motor skill? Bilateral coordination refers to the ability...

Improve handwriting and scissor use skills what is wrist extension and why is it important for handwriting

Improve handwriting and scissor use skills what is wrist extension and why is it important for handwriting
Improve handwriting and scissor use skills What is wrist extension? Wrist extension refers to the position of the wrist whereby there is a straight...

Why is tummy time important for infant development and milestones

tummy time fun activity
Why is tummy time important for infant development and milestones Tummy time is important for developing a baby's neck strength, core strength, vis...

How does a child learn a new motor skill?

How does a child learn a new motor skill?
Motor skill development stages Firstly break down the task of eating a blueberry (from the high chair tray) in to small movement steps: 1 - Balance...

Weighted Blanket Animals

Weighted Blanket Animals
Weighted Blanket Animals I just love these weighted blanket animals from Wendy’s Weighted Blankets.Weighted blankets of 8 – 10% of your body weight...