during their growth childrenthey develop a series of new mechanisms that will subsequently help them perform the various tasks typical of their different stages life. An obvious example of this is fine motor skills.
What are fine motor skills?
They include a group of coordinations that take place between the smallest muscles, and between the eyes, hands, and fingers. This allows the minor to better coordinate their manual dexterity and visual motor skills.
Although at first glance they appear to be small movements, in the future they are big steps of development, so it is essential not to overlook any kind of stimulus that allows their growth.
The best way to develop good drive It is based on play and exploration, and for this reason scientific activities contribute so much to its achievement, since its main goal is to achieve a goal and / or a specific ability, which is closely related to the development of motor skills in girls and boys, ”explains Lenka Neyra, educator and director of Rainbow Nest.
For children to pay attention, it is essential that they have an arsenal of techniques and pieces that allow their parents and/or caregivers to capture their interest and desire to continue seeing what you have to offer. For this reason, the specialist points out, it is essential to provide experiences that capture their interest, such as interacting with attractive new materials and giving them the opportunity to explore and find surprises while manipulating them.
Science as a tool
In this regard, Nira points out the following: “The best way to develop fine motor skills is by Matchstick and exploration, which is why scientific activities contribute so much to their achievement, since their main goal is to achieve a goal and / or a specific ability, which is closely related to the development of motor skills in girls and boys.
Among the benefits of including science, the expert explains, we can highlight the development of critical and analytical thinking and synthesis. Thanks to this, it will be easier for you to formulate questions and hypotheses.
They also show their ability to solve problems, better monitor and understand their environment, they are more persistent, and they recognize and reinforce the importance of teamwork.
“The best way to develop fine motor skills is through play and exploration, and this is why science activities contribute a lot to achieving this, because their main goal is to achieve a specific goal and/or skill, which is closely related to the development of motor skills for girls and boys,” he adds.