This Viral TikTok ‘Water Cup’ Challenge Is Actually Great for Kids’ Fine Motor Skills

Unlike many other viral challenges, this is one you'll want the kids to try!

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There’s a new challenge going viral on TikTok that has people pouring water into a cup and trying to get as much in without spilling over. The “water cup challenge” isn’t dangerous like some previous trends, doesn’t create a huge, life-altering mess, and participating in this challenge actually has some benefits, particularly for kids’ fine motor skills, though toddlers might be doing it on a different skill level than, say, a group of young adults. Here’s what you need to know.

What is the water cup challenge that’s going viral?

JuJu Smith-Schuster

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Why parents should try the water cup challenge with their kids

Reach for Montessori@theyeetbaby

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