Fine Motor Development

Developmental Stages of the Hand

Fine Motor Articles and Activity Lists
  • Improving Motor Skills in Kindergarteners  by  Anne Bosma, Amy Domka and Jill Peterson [PDF file] This file is temporarily not available from ERIC......
"This action research project evaluated a program for improving motor skills in kindergartners by incorporating into the core curriculum, motor activities [and] new materials focused on motor skills..."    I  appreciated reading this article on ERIC for its insights into explaining why the fine and gross motor skills of so many children are declining.

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Preschoolers & Fine Motor
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List of Occupational Therapy Vendors

Companies that carry fine motor development tools/toys

Websites for Practice Sheets
Sites with visual motor and cutting worksheets on the internet

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