By Sandy. Printable Worksheet. At Saturday, September 14th 2019, 07:56:19 AM.
Grapevine: Walk or jog sideways, crossing one foot in front of the other in an alternating pattern. Put a toy just outside their reach, so they have to make an extra effort to stretch and reach for it. decreasing the risk of children developing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Puzzles: Puzzles are a great way to encourage eye/hand coordination. As a plus, the basic ones can be introduced at a very young age. Gradually increase the difficulty of the puzzles, so children are never bored. Stringing beads: Stringing objects develops eye/hand coordination and fine motor control. Wrap tape around one end of a piece of string to make a ”needle” and let children string beads to make their own necklaces.
Activity does not need to take place all at once – short sessions of 10 to 15 minutes can be built up over the day. At least one hour of activity should be structured and energetic, for example, swimming or playing a game of chase.