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Fine motor

What Happened to Fine Motor Skills?

Posted by: Rhonda October 29, 2019

“A new and disturbing phenomenon is rising on the educational horizon,” warns Dr. Marcy Guddemi. “Many children are arriving at kindergarten lacking the basic fine motor skills needed to hold a pencil and write.”

Although this troubling trend is surfacing in Kindergarten, it has its roots—and remedy—in early childhood. This article is a call to action for educators and parents to return to the time-tested play materials of childhood to best prepare our children for school. Read more.