Skoolzy Blog — Lacing & Stringing Bead
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Let's look at the main developmental milestones for 18 to 24 months old. Developmental Milestones: 18 - 24 months This age brings a whirlwind of new words, new skills, and movement! From around 18-24 months, these are the milestones you should expect to see: Forget the 2-block tower, your toddler can now master a build using 4-6 blocks, as well as do things like put 4 rings on a stick, large pegs in a pegboard, pull up a large zipper, and turn pages of a book, 2 or 3 pages at a time. At around this age, temper tantrums are even more common as they...
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Beads, beads, beads! Most Occupational Therapists and Early Childhood Educators agree, after working with children of all ages, that beading promotes children's development in more ways than meets the eye! Not only do children love working with beads, but here are some other areas where beads help with development. Grasping: Various sizes of beads promote different kinds of grasps. Larger beads promote a grasp similar to holding a large primary pencil. Smaller beads encourage children to use their pincer grasp, strengthening the small muscles of their hands. In-hand manipulation skills: Many parts of making a beaded project increase strength and coordination...
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