Here are some fine motor activities that help to develop fine motor skills for ages 2-4. Please refer to my Age Appropriate Skill List for ages 0-6 to see what are age appropriate fine motor skills for your child. Fine Motor Activity Ideas for Ages 2-4 For review, let's look at what your two … [Read more...] about Fine Motor Activity Ideas for 2-4 Year Olds
Why is crawling so important and why should we encourage our babies to crawl? Why is Crawling Important for Babies? Crawling is one of the most "essential developmental phases for optimal future learning.” writes Sharon Promislow, an educational Kinesiologist and Educational Consultant. It … [Read more...] about Why is Crawling Important for Babies?
Even from just a few months old, babies are developing fine motor skills. It is important to include opportunities for your baby to practice their fine motor skills throughout their day. It is really easy to do and below I am going to give you some fine motor activities for ages 0-2. You can also … [Read more...] about Fine Motor Activities for Ages 0-2
We all hear about the developmental milestones our children should hit like rolling over, crawling, or walking. But fine motor skill milestones are just as important to your child's overall development. Today I want to share fine motor developmental milestones for ages 0-6. This list is the … [Read more...] about Typical Fine Motor Developmental Milestones for Ages 0-6
Proper pencil grasp development for writing starts a lot earlier than you think in children. From the time your child starts grasping for objects with their hands, they are developing pencil grasp. If your child has ever received or been evaluated for Occupational Therapy, this is one thing that … [Read more...] about Typical Pencil Grasp Development for Writing
We often hear about putting babies on their tummies for "tummy time." However, many babies do not like this activity. Today I am sharing 4 tips to include tummy time in your baby's day. Some other benefits of tummy time include: Promotes muscle development and strength in the neck and … [Read more...] about 4 Tips on Including Tummy Time In Your Baby’s Day