|Adapted from the American Academy of Pediatrics|
Teaching Your Child to Use Scissors: a video on the importance of using scissors and the proper way to hold them. Very helpful!
Snowflake Finger Puppets: a cut and paste activity, including a song
OT Mom has some great ideas for improving fine motor skills and developing hand dominance at home!
Some Great Ideas for Play-Doh:
- Roll dough into snakes
- Flatten dough into pizza (make sure to add your favorite toppings!)
- Use plastic knives to cut into smaller pieces (with supervision, of course)
- Practice cutting by using scissors to cut the dough