Fine Motor Development and Strength with Recycled Containers:
How to improve hand grasp strength with recycled containers:
So, what is gross grasp and why do kids need this skill area? Gross grasp is used when squeezing all of the fingers shut around an object, like when holding the handle of a suitcase. Gross grasp is important in tasks like handwriting and scissor use. To do these activities, you need to squeeze your whole hand shut and maintain endurance to complete the activity. Development of hand arch and thumb web space is important for these functional skills and gross grasp plays a part.
Activities to work on Gross Grasp and fine motor skills:
So, next time you are in the shower and you see those shampoo bottles, think about playing with them…and the fun of Sea World. I mean Toddler Bath Time.
This is such a super simple activity, with really no prep. It will be a hit with your kids, I promise! Share it on Facebook!