By the time children attain an age of three years, they develop gross as well as fine motor skills. This is the age when kids actually fine tune the skills they have acquired. Parents need to be extra vigilant during
Parents eagerly wait for their babies to start walking as it is a major milestone but let us not forget that crawling is equally important. Therapists consider crawling to be an important milestone as it helps for future learning experiences
The goal of today's article is to introduce activities which increase sitting tolerance, concentration and focus, cognition and fine motor skills. Sitting calmly at one place is difficult for toddlers and young kids. Especially if they are on the spectrum. Please Note that I am a mother and not an expert. However, I strongly think that the activities which I will narrate below will also help parents to keep their kids engaged through the day. First few things though, allow fidgeting. If it is too much that means that child requires movement. They need a way to get more sensory input. Teach them to recognize this, and ask for a break to stim or move around. Learning to ask for a break is an important skill for children. If they cant themselves, look for signs. Coming to some of the activities which I do with my son, here are the images and also the purposes of each activity.
Puzzles are an important tool for children to learn physical, cognitive, social and emotional skills. Let us find out how puzzles help in child’s development. Problem Solving Skills: Puzzles enhance problem-solving skills of children. It provides an opportunity to practice
The "Learning Toys" are the ones that will engage your child and help him develop language skills through play. Building Blocks are considered to be one of the best learning toys as they help in building a toddler's growing skills
Fine Motor Skills refers to the movements a child makes using the muscles in his hands and arms. These skills help kids to perform various tasks such as holding and grasping things and using different tools like utensils, crayons, pencil,
What are Finger Foods? Why are they important? Finger foods are small easy-to-eat pieces of food that your baby can pick and eat all by himself. Eating finger food is fun for the baby but at the same time very important as
As much as you love your kids, you have to admit that there are a few moments where you desperately crave a moment of peace and quiet. Here are some activities that keep the kids busy, while strengthening their fine