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Fine Motor Activities

Fine motor skills is the ability to make movements using smaller muscles in your hands. Some examples of fine motor skills are pinching and grasping. Playdough is a great fine motor activity. The development of these skills will eventually help your child to hold a pencil effectively and build up a stamina for writing. Cutting skills are an essential fine motor skill and can sometimes take a while for children to build. Please use the activities below to support your child’s development in this area.
Tweezers- Use tweezers to transfer cereal or pasta
Lego- Build a tower and then take it apart
Pegging- Place pegs around a bowl and take off
Threading- Tread straws through hole punch rolls
Stickers- Peel and stick stickers along a line
Cutting- Draw lines and cut along them
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