What is Developmental Coordination Disorder and Dyspraxia?

So far throughout August, we’ve focused on the development of gross and fine motor skills, and how toys can support this. We’ve talked mostly about ‘typical’ development, but what happens when motor development doesn’t follow this path? Movement issues, such as Dyspraxia, can take different forms, and may look like general clumsiness, poor balance and […]

Fun Ways to Promote Fine Motor Development

As we continue to look at physical development this month, this week’s blog is exploring Fine Motor Development! Fine motor development refers to movements involving smaller muscles – like those in the hands, wrists and fingers used to manipulate small objects. The development of fine motor skills allow kids to: Stack blocks Grip peg-puzzles Thread […]