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December 01, 2013 at 06:04PM
By manipulating the pipe cleaner and pinching the muffin paper cups, the child is strengthening his pincer grasp and working on his hand dexterity.
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This activity works on multiple skills. The child will work on motor planning through a craft activity that has multiple steps. Painting with a brush or Q-tips will help develop grasp patterns, as well as work on visual motor skills. If using a tissue paper, the child can practice cutting skills by cutting small pieces and work on finger strengthening as he/she crumbles the pieces into little balls.
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