Everyday Play: Fun Games to Develop the Fine Motor Skills Your Child Needs for School

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Develop the fine motor skills your child needs for school success!

Fine motor skills are a stepping-stone for school readiness, and Everyday Play gives you the tools you need to make developing those skills easy and fun!

Organized by age for easy reference, the dozens of creative activities in Everyday Play are inexpensive, require few or no materials, and are easy to do with your child. Best of all, they give you and your child great ways to ...

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Overview

Develop the fine motor skills your child needs for school success!

Fine motor skills are a stepping-stone for school readiness, and Everyday Play gives you the tools you need to make developing those skills easy and fun!

Organized by age for easy reference, the dozens of creative activities in Everyday Play are inexpensive, require few or no materials, and are easy to do with your child. Best of all, they give you and your child great ways to have fun while laying the foundation for important fine motor skills that your child needs for school.  

Activities include:
·    No-Mess Finger Painting
·    Marble Painting
·    Racing Tracks
·    Squeezy Water Play
·    Graph Paper Art
·    Water Droppers

Holding a pencil, drawing a line, zipping a coat—Everyday Play helps your child accomplish all these milestones and more. With a chapter of frequently asked questions from real parents, developmental guidelines, and easy strategies for teaching your child important skills, Everyday Play is the book you need to ensure your child is ready for school.

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"Pediatric occupational therapist and author Isbell has written a gem of a book on developing fine motor skills for preschoolers…This book should be in every preschool classroom; Kindergarten teachers will thank the parents whose child comes to school with their fine motor skills exercised. Essential."—Library Journal (starred review)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876591253
  • Publisher: Gryphon House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 5.70 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Christy Isbell, PhD, OT, is the program director and associate professor for the Occupational Therapy Program at Milligan College in Tennessee. She teaches child development, human development, and pediatric therapy courses for the Masters of Occupational Therapy Program. Isbell is Board Certified in Pediatrics and maintains speciality training in sensory integration and neuro-developmental treatment techniques.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Finer Points of Fine Motor Play 7

What Fine Motor Skills Should My Preschooler Learn? 8

How Can I Help My Preschooler Develop Fine Motor Skills? 8

The Foundations of Fine Motor Skills 9

Writing 10

When It Comes to Writing, Don't Rush It 11

Developmental Steps for Learning How to Write 11

Cutting 13

Making Room for Fine Motor Fun 14

Chapter 2 Just the "Write" Size: Selecting Fine Motor Tools and Materials 15

The "Write" Stuff 15

Low-Cost, High-Impact Materials and Tools 18

Chapter 3 I'm Three! Look What My Hands Can Do! 21

Marble Painting 22

Moving Bubbles 23

Toy Workshop 24

Floor Drawing 25

Styrofoam Construction 26

Corn Picking 27

Squeezy Water Play 28

Stamp Art 29

Vertical Board Play 30

Mini-Muffin Sorting 31

Hide and Seek Playdough 32

Sand Castle Clay 33

"Pop" Straws 34

Card Cutting 35

Clothespin Airplanes 36

Shredded Paper Collage 37

Squirt Game 38

Tong Pick-Up 39

Body Shapes 40

Cardboard Stencils 41

No-Mess Fingerpainting 42

Racing Tracks 43

Wall Washing 44

Yarn Shapes 45

Cup Tower 46

Ribbon Pull 47

Shish-Kabob Snack 48

Straw Jewelry 49

Walk Like an Animal 50

Chapter 4 Now I'm Four So I Can Do More! 51

Crayon Rubbings 53

Dressing Up 54

Finger Puppets 55

Photo Puzzles 56

Cookie Decorating 57

Drops of Color 58

Reusable Stickers 59

Seed Art 60

Stick Houses 61

Tape It Up! 62

All-Terrain Vehicles 63

More Peas Please 64

Disappearing Holes 65

Making a Wreath 66

Paper Chains 67

Place Mats 68

Feely Shapes 69

Glue Shapes and Letters 70

Incline Writing Boards 71

Journal Drawing 72

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall 73

Ribbon Drawing 74

Shape Person 75

Sidewalk Shadows 76

Simon Says 77

Bead Jewelry 78

Make Your Own Lacing Cards 79

Tambourine 80

Beauty Salon and Barber Shop 81

Kite Flying 82

Making a Collage 83

Polka-Dot Shapes 84

Chapter 5 I'm Ready for Kindergarten! 85

Geoboards 87

Graph Paper Art 88

Making Tracks 89

Stick Letters 90

Paper Flowers 91

Where Is Thumbkin? 92

Clay Writing Board 93

Cotton Swab Painting 94

"Itsy Bitsy" Writing Utensils 95

Water Droppers 96

Coin Match 97

Piggy Banks 98

Furry Letters 99

Glitter Letters 100

Rainbow Letters 101

Sandbox Writing 102

Sandpaper Writing 103

Write a Little Note 104

Make Your Own Puzzle 105

Animal Masks 106

Paper Dolls 107

Paper Mobile 109

Snowflakes 110

Lace Up Those Shoes 111

Clay Sculptures: Self-Portait 112

Magic Rocket 113

Nature Prints 114

Off to Work I Go! 115

Painted Flower Pots 116

Treasure Box 117

Chapter 6 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions from Parents 119

Glossary 124

Index 126

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