Fine Motor Skills

Facts Sheet Fine Motor Skills © Tanya Curtis 2017 • All Rights Reserved Fine motor skills involve the use of the smaller muscles of the hand such as when your child uses pencils and scissors or ties their shoelaces. Difficulties with these skills can compromise your child’s performance at school, confidence and independence in life skills like getting dressed or feeding themselves.


Fact sheet includes: Activites that can support your child's fine motor skills development, behaviours that may suggest that your child requires some support with fine motor skills, Typical developmental stages in fine motor skills, how an occupational therapist can suport children with the development of various skills required for fine motor skills.

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