Tag: Hand-eye Coordination


Cup Stacking: Studies Show Cup Stacking Improves Reading Test Scores and Cross-Patterning Brain Development Development

Cup Stacking: Studies Show Cup Stacking Activities Improve Reading Test Scores and Cross-Patterning Brain Development This article provides information on the benefits of cup stacking activities and the impact it can have on brain building for higher learning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. I recently walked into an after school program of five and 6-year-olds and saw a large group of kids sitting...

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Mat Exercises: Brain-Building Animal Exercises for Gross Motor and Higher Learning Motor Skills

Mat Exercises: Brain-Building Animal Exercises for Gross Motor Development and Higher Learning This article provides helpful mat exercises to build the brain for higher learning concepts in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  As children become more exposed to activities that further develop their gross motor skills, they are more prepared for higher learning concepts in the classroom. Children need these types...

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Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math Visual Processing

Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math This article provides helpful resources to improve and strengthen their visual-spatial skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. If you have ever watched a young toddler try to fit blocks and shapes in other toys, crevices or spaces around the house, you may not know they are beginning to develop their visual-spatial skills. You...

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ATNR: Studies Show 50% of Kids with a Retained ATNR Primitive Reflex Struggle with Dyslexia Primitive Reflexes

ATNR: Studies Show 50% of Kids with a Retained ATNR Primitive Reflex Struggle with Dyslexia This article discusses how a retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) could be the reason behind a child having dyslexia. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Overall Look Retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) can affect your child’s writing ability, tracking, crossing the midline, balance and coordination and bilateral...

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Hand Grip: Weak Hands? Weak Body? Why Kids and Millennials are Losing their Grip Fine Motor

Hand Grip: Weak Hands? Weak Body? Why Kids and Millennials are Losing their Grip This article provides helpful information regarding the necessity of strong hand grip and the affect it has on a child’s learning and emotional development. Swipe, click, flash, tap! Those all too familiar sounds that have become part of our daily lives and the lives of our children. Cell phones, computers, video games,...

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Balance and Coordination Activities for Attention and Focus Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination Activities to Help Kids Attend and Focus on Academic Tasks This article provides helpful information for children who need balance and coordination activities for better attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Developing balance and coordination begins almost at birth. As babies develop, they learn to lift their head, roll over and scoot across the floor. Eventually, when...

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Fidget Toys for Better Attention and Focus in the Classroom Development

Fidget Toys for Better Attention and Focus in the Classroom This article provides helpful fidget toys to improve your child’s attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. It’s usually hard for any child to attend and focus through an entire day of school, but for some it’s even harder, especially if they struggle with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia,...

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Handwriting: Is Handwriting Dying Out? – Why Lack of Handwriting Could Cause Impulsive Behaviors and High Emotions in the Classroom Writing

Handwriting: Is Handwriting Dying Out? – Why Lack of Handwriting Could Cause Impulsive Behaviors and High Emotions in the Classroom This article provides helpful information about why handwriting is important and how it could lead to learning problems in the classroom if it is removed from regular curriculum. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. I’ve always been fascinated by old style handwriting. People practiced...

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Visual Processing Disorders: 8 Visual Processing Disorders to Watch for in your Child Visual Processing

Visual Processing Disorders: 8 Visual Processing Disorders to Watch for in your Child This article provides helpful information regarding visual processing disorders and how to recognize the signs in your child. When people think of eyesight, the terms 20/20 vision, sunglasses and eye exams come to mind. Vision is so much more than that and can affect the academic process in ways you might never...

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Balance and Coordination: Why Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination: Why Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination This article provides helpful information and activities for improving balance and coordination in children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As we educate more parents and teachers about the benefits of balance and coordination activities, it becomes progressively apparent how physical skills support academic learning, behavior, and attention...

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