Playing with putty is a great way for children to develop hand and finger strength along with fine motor skills. There are tons of brands and varieties of “silly putty” and “play doh” you can buy in stores, but making your own from ingredients in your kitchen is much more fun and a great sensory experience for your child.
Tongue tie, also called ankyloglossia, is when the tissue attached to the underside of the tongue and the base of the mouth is very tight, thick, or extends particularly far forward in the mouth. The tongue cannot move freely.
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Have fun making this heart shaped decoration with your child as a Valentine’s Day activity.
Threading beads and twisting pipe cleaners are great activities for learning fine motor skills that are used daily to write, draw, use small utensils, and operate computers and other digital tools. Continue reading Valentine’s Day Craft for Fine Motor Development
Did you know crinkling small pieces of tissue paper is an excellent finger exercise to build fine motor skills in children? Continue reading Using Fine Motor Skills to Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath