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3 Fine Motor Skill Activities For Your Young Ones

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.


2.Painting
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 activities wit…