Inclusive Resource on Sensorimotor Child Development for Parents and Teachers

Elementary School and Beyond


By six years old, the muscles in the hand are fully “activated.”  Just like time at the gym, how strong those muscles get depends on how much they work.  The list of activities below provides big benefits for getting the hands strong.

  • Plant Sprayer
  • Scissors
  • Stamps
  • Whirly toys
  • Tubes
  • Clay
  • Zesting
  • Grating
  • All garden tasks
  • Push Pins
  • Play Card and Shuffling
  • Wheel barrow Walking
  • Crab Walking
  • Push ups


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