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Motor Skills

Are your child's motor skills well developed? Here are tips on improving hand and eye coordination. 
 

While motor skills are not exactly the same thing as hand and eye coordination, they are pretty closely related. Here are some activities your child can do to increase his coordination and develop his motor skills. 
 

Video Games

Did you think video games and other games of skill were a waste of time? Well, it's time to revise your train of thought. Not only do such games keep the mind sharp, they aid the development of motor skills - especially if they are games involving speed and movement. 
 

Puzzles

Get your child started on jigsaw puzzles. Let her start off on small puzzles of 4-5 pieces. As she gets adjusted to the idea, start her off on puzzles of a higher level. Don't get very complicated puzzles for her, as she may get frustrated if she can't do it, and this could make her develop feelings of inadequacy. Check out these great puzzles which your child is sure to love. 
 

Lego

Games, which require construction and which require pegs to be placed and fitted in certain places, are also excellent for developing motor skills.
 

Getting Creative

Sit down with your daughter and give her a set of beads and some thread. Let her string them together and make a bracelet or a necklace. 
 

Needlework

If your daughter is slightly older, encourage her to do a little embroidery. Take a napkin, and draw a flower in the centre. Let her embroider the outline. A lot of children don't bother with needlework because of the hassle of finding the thread, then something to stitch on, coming up with a pattern, finding a needle. But if you've kept all the tools ready for her, she'll be ready and raring to go! 
 

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