Fine motor skills can be defined as small muscle movements: those that occur in the finger, in coordination with the eyes. Teaching fine motor skills is similar to teaching other skills because the caregiver needs to be patient and understanding. Fine motor skills is a skill that isn't going to develop over-night, but it takes time and practice.
By providing children scissors, can be a perfect way to get started. One can purchase the scissors from Target, Lakeshore, Back to school supply or even an educational store.
- A fringe from a piece of paper.Examples: magazines, newspapers
- Cut off corners of a piece of paper
- Cut along curved lines
- Cut lines with a variety of angles
- Cut figures with curves and angles
- Cut clay with blunt scissors