Activities to develop fine motor skills
This blog will give you some ideas as to how you can develop fine motor skills in children.
So what exactly are fine motor skills? These are the movements such as pinching or grasping that you make with your hands. These types of movements are important for young children to practise as they are necessary for everyday skills such as: holding a pencil, doing up buttons, using utensils and loads more.
These fine motor skills need to be practised in everyday situations. It can be tempting for parents who are short of time to finish doing up buttons, tying shoelaces etc. as it is faster, but it is important that children are given the time to do these skills by themselves. However, if they are getting frustrated then by all means give tham a hand to start them off. They can always finish pushing the button through and this way they will feel like they have done it by t