Inclusive Resource on Sensorimotor Child Development for Parents and Teachers

For Preschool/Kindergarten

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Refinement and sophistication of skills explode during this period.

  • Grasping leads to careful manipulation of toys and tools (e.g. Legos, scissors and pencils).
  • By Kindergarten a child is learning to throw a ball overhand and catch with success.

This period serves as a bridge from rudimentary movements and play to laying foundations for the sophisticated movements and visual focus required by the artist, musician, athlete and scholar. Activities that hone the eye hand connection:

 

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