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In addition to the strengthening of the finger muscles, this activity helps in developing the child's cutting skills as the child imitates the cutting motion by using a single hole puncher.
Skills: Eye-Hand Coordination, and Finger Strength
This activity develops pre-writing skills (drawing a face), imitation skills (copying from a model), fine motor skills (cutting and pincer grasp) as well as hand strength and control. Children are motivated to complete this activity and will be pleased that they have their own "pet".
Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Finger Strength, Hand Arches/Separation, Pincer Grasp, and Pre writing
This activity helps in developing cutting skills.
Skills: Cutting, Hand Arches/Separation, and Intrinsic Muscle Development
In this activity the child will work on developing his fine motor skills through drawing, cutting, and pasting stickers as he creates a colorful bookmark.
Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, Hand Dexterity, Pincer Grasp, and Visual Motor
The use of a single hole puncher promotes the child's cutting skills. In addition, this activity assists in developing pincer grasp as the child strings the yarn into the holes.
Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Eye-Hand Coordination, Finger Strength, Intrinsic Muscle Development, Pincer Control, Pincer Grasp, and Visual Motor
This activity promotes cutting skills and visual motor skills.
Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, and Visual Motor
This activity helps in developing pincher grasp as well as motor planning and sequencing.
Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Motor Planning, Pincer Grasp, and Sequencing
In this activity the child will strengthen his grasping skills and eye-hand coordination skills by inserting pipe cleaners or straws into the holes of a spice/herb jar.
Skills: Eye-Hand Coordination, Grasp, Pincer Grasp, Tripod Grasp, and Visual Perception
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