Top 5 Tips to Help Your Child Use Their Hands
Play dough/fiddle box. Click on the link below.
Help with chores. Use lots of grips for clothes pegs, washing up, lifting cans etc. to put away, wringing out sponges for cleaning the car.
Arts and Crafts. Go mad in pound shops, let children pick craft items to help them be creative.
Remember to take a break. Like any muscle hands get tired too and then accuracy drops. It's better to get 3 to 5 minute periods of good writing versus 10 minutes of poor quality writing and 5 minutes of arguing.
Pencils & Scissors. Remember lots of effort goes into these tasks and this is not always reflected in the finished product. Reward effort as well as result.