One of the most important benefits of having good fine motor control is that it gives children a level of independence. Without that control, a baby relies on his mother to hold his bottle, a toddler can`t build her puzzle , and a preschooler can`t unzip his bag to take something out. How do you develop fine motor skills in early childhood? Provide interesting experiences which help children practice fine motor skills. Cooking Gardening Sewing,fixing and making things are all good exemples of activities that involve using tools and small movements with accuracy and precision.
Help your child build fine motor skills. Set the table Hold knives,forks and spoons to eat. Pour juice into a cup Wipe the table with sponge Get dressed-button,zip,snap,buckle and ties Use Velcro tabs Open and close containers with lids Play with Playdough and Clay Draw ,scribble or write with crayon Cut with safe scissors
.What is in hand manipulation? Kids require a lot of skills to write with a pencil, button a shirt, zipper a jacket and manage a handful of coins. So what can you do to improve all these skills in kids? Fine Motor Play: In Hand Manipulation activity . Buttoning activity It develops finger control to be able to manipulate buttons. Build independence and concentration Develops coordination and a sense of order Helps a child master self care activities,such as buttoning their own clothes. Enhances focus,fine motor skills,and hand eye coordination