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Teachers (and parents) play a crucial role in enhancing the development of fine motor skills in young preschool children. Fine motor development is defined as the building of the small muscles located in the fingers (index, middle, and thumb) and wrists. Without the correct development of these skills, children can ...
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Developing Fine Motor Skills

Jun 06, 2010 | By Kelly Boyer
The importance of developing fine motor skills is crucial. Without learning how to properly use these skills, everyday activities can be cumbersome for young children. Fine motor development requires movement of the small muscles in the fingers (index, middle, and thumb) and wrists, usually in coordination with the eyes. Children ...