The motor skills behind using scissors

The use of scissors requires and enhances many developmental skills. Cutting allows children to build the tiny muscles in their hands since they have to continuously open and close their fingers. Cutting also enhances the use of eye-hand coordination, which means children must be able to move their hands, while looking at something. Since the…

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Explain to Kids: How Brains Work

Does your child ever wonder how she’s able to do…anything at all? When she wants to run, how does she tell her legs to move? When she touches something hot, how does she move her hand away without even thinking about it? The simple answer to that is…the brain! The brain is the powerful organ…

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