Fine Motor Skills Every Pre-schooler Needs

Fine Motor Skills Every Pre-schooler Needs

What are fine motor skills? Fine Motor Skills involve the use and coordination of the smaller muscles in the hands, fingers and thumbs. Fine motor skills begin to develop very early in life. You may notice how a baby concentrates to coordinate their forefinger and...
Fine Motor Skill – Scissor Skills

Fine Motor Skill – Scissor Skills

Like all learning – the development of scissor skills is a process which occurs incrementally. Just as you would not expect to give a young child a pencil and expect them to begin writing fluently – the functional use of scissors is the same. The child...
Crossing The Midline: What is it all about?

Crossing The Midline: What is it all about?

Image Courtesy of babycollege.co.uk What does it mean to cross the midline? Think of an imaginary line extending from the top of your head down the centre of your body. This is the midline – which theoretically separates the left and right side of the body.To be able...
Fun Fine Motor Activity

Fun Fine Motor Activity

Do you have one of these lurking in a cupboard somewhere? No, it’s not a relic from Grandma’s kitchen pantry, but it is Grandma’s… Button Tin I have such fond memories of pouring over this tin as a young child. If you don’t have one, ask...