Sunday, December 17, 2006

Developing Your Child’s Motor Skills

Developing Your Child’s Motor Skills: "Early childhood is a very physical time. Preschoolers devote much of their days to these kinds of actions for a simple reason: they must practice using their arms, legs, hands, and fingers. Scientists and educators refer to the process by which children slowly gain control over their bodies as “motor development.” They generally divide motor skills into two broad categories. Large motor skills involve muscle activities such as walking or moving one’s arms. Fine motor skills require the use of smaller muscles and involve more precise moments, such as using the fingers to draw."... (Click on title link above to read entire article) ...

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