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Category: Fine Motor Development

Fine motor activities that can help improve your Autistic child’s hand skills whilst on holiday
08/06/201908/21/2019
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Fine motor activities that can help improve your Autistic child’s hand skills whilst on holiday

Engaging autistic children in activities over the holidays can seem like a challenge but it honestly does not need to be.  It does however require some planning and preparation but it is by no means impossible. Ingredients needed will include:  paper, scissors, stamping supplies, ribbons, buttons, glitter, craft supplies, old cards, old magazines, straws, beads...

Sand play this holiday
06/23/201907/03/2019
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Sand play this holiday

Keeping kids busy over the holidays can be hard work. We have a few articles with tips to keep the kids busy. Today’s tip is about play sand, one of the most versatile play items any parent can invest in – and trust me a bag of play sand is not expensive! Playing with sand...

09/22/201309/22/2013
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Fine motor development

Studies have been done and it has been proven that children with Autism and other development disorders often have difficulties developing motor skills.   Fine motor skills (defined by Wikipedia) are the coordination of small muscle movements which occur e.g. in the fingers, usually in coordination with the eyes. With Fine motor development skills being such an...