22 Jun 2018

Hands at Play: Developing Fine Motor Skills for Life (Via Community Playthings)

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Young children are naturally curious. They learn about the world by interacting with their peers and by exploring materials with their hands. During their early years, children develop hand skills (fine motor skills) that they will need to be successful for the rest of their lives. They also learn to use their hands for important self-care skills, such as feeding and dressing themselves.

Read More: http://www.communityplaythings.com/resources/articles/2018/hands-at-play

About the Author

Dr. Christy Isbell is a pediatric occupational therapist with more than twenty years of experience working with young children. She is Professor of Occupational Therapy at Milligan College, and her private practice specialty is the treatment of young children with autism, sensory processing disorders or neurological disorders.

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