4 ways to prepare your child for school
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This will develop your child’s fine motor skills and encourage them to use the tripod grip. This is a fun activity to make any marks your child wants.
Grab a tray and fill it with some salt. To make the activity more exciting you could put a picture of something they like in the tray or coloured paper so when your child draws they can see what’s underneath. You could draw something simple using your finger first; for example, a smiley face. Ask your child to try to draw it too.
You can let your child explore different mark-making tools such as a feather, sticks, toy cars, forks and many more objects in your house!