Ideas for boosting your child’s manual skills and establishing laterality

The Royal Children’s Hospital states that hand dominance is the consistent preference of one hand over the other when doing the skilled part of an...

What is hand dominance and laterality?

According to the Royal Children’s Hospital, hand preference, laterality, or dominance are all terms used to describe a child’s spontaneous inclination towards using one hand...

Ideas to help your child’s finger dexterity skills

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, manual or hand dexterity refers to a person’s ability to manipulate objects using coordinated hand and finger movements....

My child’s balance skills

Along with gross motor control, balance is an essential skill. We use it every time we maintain any controlled body posture or position: standing up,...

There’s a link between my child’s posture and his manual skills!

Between 3 and 4 years of age, your son has already mastered many postural skills of his gross motor control. He is now able to...

Hand coordination skills as a precursor to handwriting

Hand coordination skills are the ability to control the movements of hand and fingers, and to integrate this motor mastery with visual and other perception...
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