Motor skills are all actions that utilize the muscles of the arms, legs, and other limbs to move the body or move positions. Motoric includes crawling, sitting from standing or lying down and instead, walking and running, nodding, and shaking his head, throwing the ball, holding the doll, waving, and swinging his legs.
This skill is also known as extensive motor skills and must be able to be mastered by children. First begins to development these skills its start with large muscles in the arms, legs, and body. After that the small muscles begin to develop so that the dexterity of the child in grasping, catching, throwing or moving the fingers becomes more agile.
Children love games and can spend most of their time to play. To take advantage of playing time as well as to learn motor skills, let's take the child for:
Moving your hands, feet and body can be done simultaneously through one simple activity, which is dancing. Dancing provides more opportunities for him to expand the variety and range of their movements. Then after a long time the stiff body movements of children can be more flexible and harmonious.
Make a simple "scenario" that you and your child can follow together. For example, "assigning" a child to a restaurant waiter and you as a customer. You can use plate, bowl, and spoon for your properties.
- Explore the park
Park are usually equipped with special zones for children and games such as seesaw, slide, swing, rope bridge, and sandbox.
All of these games make children do various movements, such as sitting up straight, going straight, jumping, and pushing.
Even along the park, you can invite children to learn ride a bicycle, play soccer, or throw and catch a ball.