Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills

Skill Definition

Encompasses the abilities required to control the smaller muscles of the body generally found in the hands.

Child’s Benefit

A crucial ability required to experience and learn about the world. As example, holding a pencil, crayon or fork requires basic fine motor skills.
Socialization

Socialization

Skill Definition

Skills facilitating interaction and communication with others.

Child’s Benefit

Teaches a child how to interact in the real world and with other people. Manners, turn-taking, role-playing and other socialization skills prepare children for group play, school and help build self-esteem.
Hand Eye Coordination

Hand Eye Coordination

Skill Definition

The coordination of vision and hand movement to execute a task.

Child’s Benefit

A period of trial-and-error practice at sighting objects and grabbing at them. Builds abilities to be accurate and precise in conjunction with motor skills.
Tactile Sensory Development

Tactile Sensory Development

Skill Definition

Also known as the sense of touch, it refers to stimulation reaching the central nervous system from receptors in the skin.

Child’s Benefit

A child’s first and most important teacher is their sense of touch. It is the first sense they develop and can be stimulating, relaxing and therapeutic.
Easy Grip

Easy Grip

Skill Definition

A feature a toy possesses, though not developmental.

Child’s Benefit

Makes it easy for small hands, soapy hands or challenged hands to grasp, pick up, use and manipulate.

Thread-O Ball

  • Item # 525021
  • Age 12m+
  • 11 Pieces

Thread the string through the holes and match the colors if you want to “Hole”.

It’s a ball! It’s a threader! It’s both!

Thread-O grabs a toddler’s attention and keeps it.

Just thread the flexible strings through the holes of the same color.  Connect the threads for a longer string, then roll it or pull it along.

$ 19.99

Description

Includes:

1 Plastic Ball

10 strings in different colors

10 playcards

Dimensions:

4.5 x 4.5 x 7inches

12 x 12 x 18cm

A stimulating, challenging good time

Connect the threads to make them longer

Great for dexterity, color recognition, and motor skills

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