The large and small muscles of the hands and forearms require good strength, stability and mobility. These work together for good finger dexterity needed when using writing tools such as chalk, pencils and crayons.
Helpful Hands blogs
We have had some lovely weather this past week in London and we usually take advantage of the sunshine by spending time out in the garden. We took out the little splash pool and added [...]
Mrs Gobble was created to improve finger dexterity. She will make a regular appearance in future blogs where I am using materials such as beads, coins and pom pom's. Good pencil control requires the fingers to move in [...]
The contrast of chalk on black paper is a great medium for artwork. However it can look a bit messy and with kids can become frustrating if the chalk smudges as in the picture. A [...]
Bilateral Coordination is when both sides of the body work together in a smooth and coordinated way. In this activity I am encouraging Little M to use both her hands to do the same thing [...]