Children go through a series of fine motor developmental milestones during the early years. Find out which fine motor developmental milestones you should know in this article. Typical Fine Motor Developmental Milestones Ages 0-6 Milestone checklists can be helpful to see what types of … [Read more...] about Typical Fine Motor Developmental Milestones for Ages 0-6
Finger Dexterity Activities for Kids
Finger dexterity activities are designed to help kids improve their ability to handle small objects. Here are my favorite activities to help improve finger dexterity with kids. What is finger dexterity? Finger dexterity is the ability to control and move the fingers to complete … [Read more...] about Finger Dexterity Activities for Kids
How to Improve Your Child’s Handwriting Speed
Does your child's handwriting speed affect their participation in writing assignments? Handwriting speed develops over time and there are some ways you can help improve it. Keep reading below to find out what typical writing speeds are by grade level and also some tips for improving handwriting … [Read more...] about How to Improve Your Child’s Handwriting Speed
Grip Strength: Fun Activities For Kids
Building grip strength can be fun and easy … even if you're just a kid. To show you how I've created this list of activities that are great for kids. Plus we'll dig into why grip strength is important and some signs to look for if you think your child or student has weak grip … [Read more...] about Grip Strength: Fun Activities For Kids
Hands-On Spelling Activity with Dot Stickers
I'm always looking for ways to make academic tasks more hands-on with my children as they get older. I have a 4th grader and a 1st grader now! And just because dot stickers are used in preschool or kindergarten a lot, doesn't mean we can't use them for older children. Today I'm sharing a hands-on … [Read more...] about Hands-On Spelling Activity with Dot Stickers
What is a Pincer Grasp?
Today we are going to take a look at a common grasp that emerges as a baby begins to grasp objects with their hands. Have you ever wondered what is a pincer grasp and why it matters? If so, I have all the answers for you in this post. The pincer grasp is an essential skill for childhood … [Read more...] about What is a Pincer Grasp?