What are Fine Motor Skills?
Fine and gross motor skills is one of the most important skills to be developed in a child’s early year. Fine motor skills refer to the coordination between small muscles, like those of the hands and fingers, with the eyes. All the daily task which we perform involve our fingers so it’s really important to strengthen those small muscles. Fine motor skills involve functions such as writing, grasping small objects and fastening buttons and so on and so forth.
What are Gross Motor Skills?
Gross Motor Skills involves the larger, stronger muscle groups of the body. In the early year development of these muscles enables the baby to hold his/her head up, sit, crawl and eventually walk, run and skip.Few examples of Gross Motor Skills are walking, running, jumping, climbing, balance, strength etc.
Fine and Gross motor skills are utmost important to develop in younger kids, however it’s not rocket science! Let’s look at some super easy and no-prep activities using home items which can go a long way in improving and developing their Fine and gross motor skills.
Refer to the items list which are required and how to use them is illustrated in the video below:(To see more Parts check the links below)
- Inserting Pom-Pom in Bottle
- Walking on the line bridge(Helps in body balancing)
- Zig-Zag Stencil
- Karaoke Activity(Pots and Pans and Serving Spoons)
- Learning to Zip-up
- Rubber-Band Sensory activity
- Shoe Lacing activity
- Car track activity
- Peeling off the Tape
- Indoor Obstacle course
- Paper crushing
- Cups and Balls color matching activity
- Pasting beads on your Name
- Rolling and aiming the ball into a hole
- Cup Tower
We have a collection of 100+ Fine and Gross Motor activities for toddlers Please check all the parts here: