Does your child still have problems grasping a pencil or
moving objects with their fingertips? We have 3 creative and interesting
activities you can do with your child to develop their fine motor skills.
1.Playing with play-doh (or homemade dough)
Remember those times that you used to
create hamburgers or houses with your play-doh? Yes? While you playing around
with your play-doh, you were actually improving your motor skills. And it works
just the same for your child. Encourage your child to squeeze, pinch and
stretch the play-doh. Roll the play-doh into worms or press them down till the
play-doh is as flat as a pancake. Use a plastic knife or child safe scissors
and cut the worms or pancakes into little pieces. This is a fun activity that
you can do with your child.
Painting helps your child with their eye
coordination and manual dexterity. Painting with a brush will teach them how to
hold a brush in a steady and controlled manner. You can do finger painting