All tagged fine motor games
When it comes to your preschooler writing, there is much more you can do than writing letters.
In fact, if you have a preschooler that needs breaks and movements, this Breakfast Invitation is the one for you.
Bottom line, the more you help your child grasp a marker, squirt a water bottle, cut some paper, etc, the stronger their hands get for school age when things become a little (correction: a lot) more demanding.
Hold Up! I have the most fun spring activity for kids.
I know you are drowning in stickers. They may be dot stickers, or the latest assortment from the Target Dollar Spot. Regardless of the shape and design, run and grab them now.
The best part of this spring activity?
It works for ALL ages! I had my 22 month old, almost four-year-old, and five-year-old all working together as I prepped breakfast and drank my hot tea.
How is this possible?
This toddler activity helped me multiple times this week!
I used it to prepare dinner, vacuum the living room floor, and take a shower. - You know, all normal activities that are a wee bit harder to do with someone pulling on your pant leg.
Under two-years-old can be a tricky age to entertain. They are typically in the I want to be older, yet I don’t have the momentum to play independently for long periods of time phase.
But no worries, I am happy to help.
Quick and easy toddler activities to help you make breakfast and blow dry your hair. #momlife
Pick the ONE thing you want to improve, and focus on that ONE skill.
What I mean, is if you want to focus on fine motor skills, stay focused on task at hand.
Here, it is to strengthen the little muscles so that down the line your child can correctly cut and hold a pencil.
You want to stay focused with your goal.
If the goal is fine motor grip, try not to also throw in letter recognition and sequencing. You can keep the brain power to a minimum so that your reluctant toddler or preschooler can really zone in on what they need to work on.
Here, it is fine motor.