Smart kid: develop fine motor skills
- smart kid: develop fine motor skills
gross motor skills - walking, running, jumping, and so on - in children usually develop very active:so much so that sometimes some parents want to have their kids were a little less energy.Fine motor skills are no less important for the full development - these include, first of all, the various movements of the fingers and brush: drawing, writing, and so on.
How to stimulate the development of fine motor skills
Everyone who dealt with small children, and more than once heard the words, "I did!" Know that children usually do not have to ask twice, they agreed to try somethingnew.Of course, the child did not get everything at once, but it must be given the opportunity to try.This applies to simple daily tasks, many of which perfectly develops fine motor skills - without any special exercises.
Scattering toys and collect toys
Both of these activities help develop fine motor skills.In both cases, the child takes and throws (or gently puts) toy - as a rule, children are rarely overturned a box of toys, all at once tumbling to the floor.Typically, the child pulls toys from the shelves and out of the box on its own initiative, and he began to put their often requires a little help from adults.Ask your child not only to remove toys, and to do it according to certain rules: for example, put a great toy in one box, and small - to another.Allow him to take small toys - for fine motor skills is the most useful.
If a child scattered plastic beads, or other small items, ask them to collect them in a box with tweezers.It's funny, it is not too easy (even an adult could not immediately turn), and is very useful for fine motor skills.
Separate putting things
buttons, zippers and other fasteners on clothing are a great "trainer" for the development of fine motor skills.Allow your child to dress and undress independently, as well as buy or sew clothes for themselves his favorite toys - let him dress up in their fun.If a child is really like to dress up to provide at his disposal as many things with which it is easy to handle - old dresses, jackets with big buttons, scarves, and so on.To lock the buttons and zippers, tying scarves - all this helps to improve the coordination of movements of the fingers.
Children aged between 12 and 18 months is usually the first attempt to draw something or to write on paper or other surfaces.The child, who turned a half or two years, may have to please the parents drawings, which show the vertical and horizontal lines, and sometimes circles.Praise the child and provide him with material for further creative growth as well as for the development of fine motor skills.Buy as many as possible of paper - the best, large-format, crayons and pencils.You can even paste over the wall in the children's white wallpaper and allow the child to draw them - after all, there is little that restricts creativity as angry cries of parents when the child first tries to paint on the wallpaper (and try almost everything).
Do not forget about drawing his fingers for the development of fine motor skills to keep the tool (pencil) and manipulate them is less important than the ability to move in a coordinated directly with your fingers and hands.
Children very developed kinesthetic perception of the channel, and can be used to develop fine motor skills.Buy baby plasticine, show him what to do with it, and do not forget to regularly praise the fruits of his work.No need to tell the child that these cats what he is blind, does not happen in nature: first, fine motor skills develop in a child only, which means that the hand is not perfectly obey him;Second, the child perceives the world differently, and not the fact that his perception less true than yours.The task of parents - only to encourage creativity of children;the direction they choose themselves.
If you're going to bake something, ask the child blind from cookie dough.Finally, on the beach, you can build sand castles, or to put the tower of stones - they are also developing fine motor skills.
Glass Bead Game
Buy in-store a large multi-colored beads and sprinkle it on a tray with high edges.Put on the table a few cups and ask your child to spread the beads of different colors for different cups.You can do this race - then you will need two sets of beads, two trays and two times more cups.When a child plays the game, some of the older must see to it that he does not swallow the beads.
game with clothespins
For this game you need a cardboard box (for example, a shoe), and clothespins.Problem children - attach as many pegs to the edges of the box.From your point of view, it may seem easy, but for a child who has developed fine motor skills are not very good, is not easy.That game was even more useful and interesting, glue the edges of the box small round stickers inscribed with different letters on them, and write the same letters on the clothespin.The child will have to attach clothespins so that the letters on them coincide with the letters on the stickers.
Bolts and nuts
Buy multiple bolts and nuts of different sizes, and ask your child to fasten the nuts to the bolts, and then - to unscrew them.This exercise effectively develop fine motor skills and coordination.
You will need a thick paper or cardboard, glue, a pencil and beans of various shapes and colors (beans, red lentils, green lentils, chickpeas, and so on).Encourage your child to draw on paper, man, house, tree, or something else, and then lay out drawing beans, and carefully glue them.Instead, you can use beans nuts, nut shells, wood chips, bumps and more.