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

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

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by Christy Isbell
     
 

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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

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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 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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876593301
Publisher:
Gryphon House, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
919 KB

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From the Publisher
"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

Meet the Author

Christy Isbell, Ph.D. OTR/L, is an associate professor for the Occupational Therapy Program at Milligan College in Milligan, Tennessee. She teaches child development, human development, and pediatric therapy courses for the Masters of Occupational Therapy Program. Christy Isbell practices occupational therapy in early intervention, child care, and school settings.

Christy Isbell lives in Johnson City, Tennessee with her husband and two daughters.

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