Fine motor skills are attained when children use their smaller muscles like movement of hands, fingers and wrists. They use their fine motor skills in writing, holding small items, turning pages, eating and use of scissors in cutting and use of computer keyboards. It utilizes the small muscles of body which involve grasping small objects and fastening clothing. These particular skills develop after gross motor skills that controls action like jumping, walking and throwing and kicking of balls they utilize larger muscle group whereas fine motor skills utilize smaller muscles.
There are different ways to develop fine motor skills that are as follows:
Tracing of shapes and letters
pop bubble with help of index finger and thumb
playing with colors
The use of these skills are important in schools activities as well as at home with parents. If your child is weak in fine motor skills than it can affect your child’s ability to eat, writing, turning pages of book, use of computer and personal grooming like dressing.
Practical strategies used to enhance fine motor skills in toddlers:
Toys and games: Toys are great and easy way to develop fine motor skills for toddlers and children’s of all age. Board games are great for developing these skills. Similarly playing with remote control cars are great for toddlers.
Drawing and playing with colors: You can develop fine motor skills in your child by drawing with your child by using markers, color pencils, crayons and chalk. It’s just a fine way to develop these type of skills.
Origami: It’s a paper folding art that develops skills among toddlers. These type of activities are great for enhancing and controlling skills. They can start cutting out paper and progress to make complex projects.
You can build these skills that are important in life with range of toys that we have. We are making the speech therapy toys for toddlers and games available for kids of all ages. Our toys have helped children with autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD and other needs. We have range of fine motor skills toys for toddlers. We also have grips for toddlers who are finding difficulties in griping a pen or pencil and other great varieties of toys. Such as are follows:
Fidget toys and sensory toys
Games to support emotional learning
Books and resources and many more
For the betterment of your child you have to constantly involve with your child and have fun together because your reaction and your child’s reaction depends upon experiences, genetics and other sensory processing skills. We have a therapy toy shop that is run by their parents for their kids. We have special toys for special kids. If you are looking for occupational therapy toys for autistic children’s or any sensory therapy toys than these products are available on our website. Feel free to contact.