Learn all the basics of fine motor skills and development and get age appropriate fine motor activity suggestions for kids of all ages!
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Basics of Fine Motor Skills
In Basics of Fine Motor Skills, you’ll learn which skills are important for fine motor development, plus what fine motor development looks like in children at all age levels.
Explore how gross motor, visual-motor, and sensory processing skills affect fine motor development. Plus learn what fine motor red flags to look for as your child developments.
Get activity ideas and suggestions for all the different fine motor skills and also find age appropriate activities based on your child’s skills and abilities.
Your go-to-guide for everything fine motor related, it’s the perfect resource for parents, teachers, and therapists.
Who is Basics of Fine Motor Skills for – therapists, teachers, or parents?
The answer is…all of the above! The information in this book is perfect for parents who are trying to support their kids in the development of fine motor skills.
Therapists will love having all of the fine motor information, tips, and strategies they need right at their fingertips as they work with kids and write evaluations and goals for the students on their caseloads.
Basics of Fine Motor Skills is also great for teachers who are looking for information and ideas to support fine motor development in the students in their classrooms.
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- Flip and Fill Animal Fine Motor Game
- Print and Play Fine Motor Activities
- Progress Monitoring Forms – Fine Motor Skills
- 100 Fine Motor Ideas
For fine motor practice and ideas:
Fine Motor Fun: Hundreds of Developmentally Age-Appropriate Activities Designed to Improve Fine Motor SkillsBasics of Fine Motor Skills: Developmental Activities for KidsThe OT’s Activity Book: Worksheets created by a pediatric occupational therapist for fine motor, visual motor, and visual perceptual developmentBig Skills for Little Hands® Trace Shapes Workbook—Learning Shapes, Colors, Fine Motor Skills, Tracing Activity Book
About the Author:
Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and graduated in 2006. She the author at Growing Hands-On Kids where she encourages independence, one activity at a time. Her goal is to provide resources, education, and activity ideas for those who are working with or raising children of all abilities and ages. She is also the author of “Basic Shapes for Beginners – a hands-on approach to pre-writing strokes for kids.”