Fine Motor Skills

So, what exactly is fine motor skills?

Fine motor skills refer to precision, dexterity, and coordination of the hands. These are the skills that allow us to use our hands to manipulate materials like pencils, containers, clothing fasteners, and little objects. There is so much more to it, though! Areas of development like bilateral coordination, pinch and grip strength, separation of the sides of the hand, arch development, finger isolation, thumb web space, and opposition all play a role in refined use of the fingers and hands. Let’s get you started on activities, exercises, resources, and TOOLS to improve fine motor skills!

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