Tag Archives : Motor Skills

Teaching kids how to sew is an important skill for them to learn. Try Sewing with Kids Emoji Pillow to teach the basic running stitch.

Sewing with Kids- Emoji Pillow


Sewing with Kids-Emoji Pillow Welcome to another sewing experience. Isabella really enjoyed her time sewing. She quickly became obsessed. Today we are going to share another really simple sewing project, making an emoji pillow, to help little learners practice their sewing skills. Sewing is such a great skill to learn and it is also great for fine motor development which…

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Teaching kids to sew doesn't have to be difficult. Check out this amazing Apple Pincushion to start sewing with your kids.

Sewing with Kids- Apple Pincushion


  Sewing with Kids- Apple Pincushion I procrastinated teaching Isabella how to sew for about a year. I thought it was going to be a big project. I thought it was going to be tedious, especially since I only know the basics when it comes to sewing. I am learning that this is not the case. It is really rather…

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Help develop your child's motor skills with these fun and easy activities your child will love with help from Fundanoodle.

Fine Motor Skills with Fundanoodle


Fine Motor Skills with Fundanoodle Fundanoodle is an educational resource geared toward children ages 3-7, that helps children develop and improve motor skills. We stumbled upon these toys over the summer and fell head over heels in love with them. Both AJ and Isabella are completely obsessed, so let me show you how we are using them in our daily…

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What is Fundanoodle? Learn more about this amazing Educational Resource company that helps children develop and improve their motor skills.

What is Fundanoodle?


What is Fundanoodle? I know I have previously posted a little bit about Fundanoodle and how we use it in our little lessons with AJ. But maybe you have never heard of Fundanoodle before. Today I am answering your question “what is Fundanoodle?” Fundanoodle is an educational readiness program designed by pediatric occupational therapist and elementary school teachers to develop…

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Why are Scissor Skills Important? Tips for teaching your children scissor skills.

Why are Scissor Skills Important?


Why are scissor skills so important? It is so important to teach kids how to use scissors and I didn’t realize it until one day when I was reading about it! It is a complex task to learn but a definite essential. Four reasons why scissor skills are important to practice: 1. It builds up the tiny muscles in their palm and hand since…

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Developing A Solid Handwriting Foundation using Games

Playful Handwriting Practice


Developing A Solid Handwriting Foundation Using Games Handwriting should be taught with formal instruction. Formal instruction means that a teacher teaches the children the name of a letter, what sound it makes, models HOW to write the letter. A good solid handwriting program incorporates multi-sensory methods to help all children (visual learners, kinesthetic learners, etc.) gain awareness of the lesson.…

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Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! This activity lets kids use colored rice to make pictures. Come let's create Rice Art!

Rice Art


  Rice Art Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! This activity lets kids use colored rice to make pictures. Not only will it make for a fun project, but it will work your child’s pincer grasp, and help prepare him for proper pencil holding. What You Need: Uncooked…

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