Fine motor skills — strength and coordination at the level of fingers rather than limbs — are like any other skills: they need to be developed through repetition. These toys run the gamut from simple (pulling cord through big holes) to complex (screwing threads into receptacles), but all help your kid beef up around the wrists and knuckles while also improving hand-eye coordination. Think of it as an investment in their future pitching arm, which might wind up being a better retirement plan than your 401K.
A Roundup Of Toys That Develop Fine Motor Skills
Published March 28, 2015.
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