What are pre-writing skills and why does my child need them? Babies are born with hands that are curled up and only reflexively grasp their caregiver’s finger. Through practice and play they quickly learn that their actions cause their toy to light up or their body to move around in space. The hands become stronger […]
play dough mats are the newest way to work on fine motor and hand strengthening while having fun
Let’s talk about one of those critical skills that we often overlook….using the ‘helper’ hand. Most of us have one hand that’s dominant and the other is designed to partner up and be the super assistant! His job is no less important since we all need a little ‘support’ sometimes…….all joking aside, we need […]
It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Last week, we showed you two easier Valentine’s crafts to show you love others. Now, let’s make a craft that’s a bit more complicated for those children who can follow directions and are able to sew (even just a little bit). Our simple and cozy heart hand warmers will be fun […]
Stereognosis is a hands-on tactile activity where we can use our sense of touch to feel items without using our visual skills. Here’s a quick and easy activity you can try at home, classroom, or clinic.