Let’s paint it all
Help your preschooler develop her dexterity.
Why we suggest this exercise:
Painting is a fun exercise to stimulate fine motor coordination and hand function.
• Non-toxic paint
How to do it:
First attach a large piece of paper to the wall and then give your child a big paint brush to paint with. In order to start the exercise, you can ask your cherub to copy the following: l, --, O. ?A good idea is to create a safe play are where your little scallywag can make a mess. You can do this by setting up a temporary art room in the garage or bathroom and putting down rubber mats on the floor. ?
• You can give your toddler finger paint and encourage them to paint with their fingers.
• Let them use the following instead of a brush: sponge, old toothbrush, etc. Mysmartkid is South Africa's leading programme for Early Childhood Development (ECD). Click hereto join the programme.