Help in your preschoolerâ€™s development by having more of family bonding time. Read on to know about the development of the fine motor skills.
You can expect your preschoolerâ€™s fine motor skills to develop now. She will get more stable with development of her fine motor skills. As her cognitive, social and emotional skills continue to improve, you can find her using her hands more.
Fine Motor Skills in 3 Years, 10-Month-Old Child
When it comes to development of the fine motor skills this month, these are some of the developmental milestones you can look for:
She will be able to build towers of around 10 blocks.
She will love playing with marble, cookies and balls.
She will be able to draw the perfect circle now.
She can copy the sign of a cross
She will love holding a pencil and draw lines with it.
She will try using the spoon to feed herself.
Although, above mentioned are some common developments observed in a preschooler, all children may not show all or some of the developments mentioned above.
Concerns About 3 Years, 10-Month-Old Preschoolerâ€™s Development
If you are not sure when to be worried, here are the things you should be watchful of. If you notice any of the following, you must get in touch with your doctor like an occupational therapist.
If you find her stiff or shaky.
If she is not capable of drawing a circle or a straight line.
If she cannot copy the sign of a cross.
If she cannot use the scissors to cut papers.
If she cannot wear clothes like her pants, loose socks and so on.
If she is not capable of stringing 1/2 inch beads to a lace.
Stages of development are all build one upon the other. Your child shall progress at her own pace. There are plenty of factors that affect one's growth and development. The environment at home, your guidance, her genes and also the people around her have tremendous influence on her development.
Genetic factors are passed on naturally. Your child too is born with genes of both of you in place. The genetic factors determine whether she shall have brown hair or black hair, whether she shall be a leftie or a right handed individual.
The environment at home, day care centre and school also has tremendous impact on her growth and development. You in fact have the power of manipulating her environment and ensure there are all the stimulants that are necessary to foster her growth.
The best part is you need not strive to create the perfect environment for her. All you should do is, have fun with her. This shall help in her proper growth and development.
You and Your Preschooler's Development
If you think buying her the educational toys shall make her smart and intelligent, you are actually not thinking right. Your preschooler needs stimulants to ensure brain development. The stimulants can be simple things like kitchen utensils or just a piece of paper. The amount of time you spend with her also has a direct bearing on her growth and development.
You must shower her with plenty of attention. Hugging her, listening to what she is saying is all very important to make her feel special.
Reading out to her at this age is highly essential. This not only helps improving her vocabulary, she also enjoys your company. Listening to stories shall also make her imaginative and she shall develop different perspectives about the environment in which she lives.
Engage her in your daily tasks. She shall have fun putting away clothes, keeping clothes for the laundry or go out to the groceries with you.
Cooking and eating together also increases family bonding. Malnutrition on the other hand can cause irreparable damages. So, make sure to eat healthy and allow her to participate in simple kitchen chores with you.
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