In school we are working hard to help children to catch up any learning that they missed over the last 6 months. We will also be offering tips to parents to try at home.
In order to help children with activities such as handwriting, children need to first develop their gross motor skills (big movements) and fine motor skills (small movements). Activities at home can help enormously eg lots of exercise helps gross motor skills: football, running, cycling, scooting, throwing and catching a ball.
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In addition, activities such a cooking, playing with games with small parts are helpful in developing muscles in the hands and fingers.