What is the purpose of developing fine motor skills?

Answer Fine motor skills involve the small muscles in a child's hands and wrists. The development of these muscles and learning to coordinate them with the eyes is important for success in all facets of t... Read More »

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What pre-handwriting skills/learning experiences can you suggest for developing fine moter skills in 5 yr olds?

I wrote an answer that dealt with writing recently. It has more to do with writing numbers than letters, but I hope it helps._______________________________What we use to get students to write numb... Read More »

Should you be concerned that your 3 year old has over developed fine motor skills and underdeveloped gross motor skills?

Not particularly; all children develop things at different rates. However, if you want him to start building his gross motor skills more, get him to play often with things like throwing or passing ... Read More »

Fingerplays for Fine Motor Skills?

Fine motor skills involve movement of the small muscles of the fingers in coordination with the eyes. These skills are necessary for grasping small objects, performing everyday tasks such as fasten... Read More »

Fine Motor Skills for a Baby?

Developing fine motor skills is an important part of a young baby's growth. Fine motor skills are movements involving fingers, hands and wrists. The development of these skills in babies form the b... Read More »