Fine Motor Skills


  • Help Your Preschool Child Develop Fine Motor Skills – Fine motor skills are very important for children to develop.  These skills require the use of the small muscles in your hands.  Fine motor activities include holding a pencil, coloring, cutting, stringing beads, playing games, buttoning, zipping, etc. This article explains what fine motor skills are, why some children have problems with fine motor skills, important hand skills children need to develop, and activities for developing hand skills.


  • Visual Perceptual and Motor skills – Good handwriting requires good visual perceptual and visual motor skills, but what does that entail?  The attached resource describes what visual motor and visual perceptual skills are and it also gives a developmental sequence of visual motor skills.