Activities that help your child build and create will help her to become developmentally ready to engage in skills such as drawing, writing and cutting. Playing with puzzles increases eye-hand coordination and visual discrimination, and strengthens finger muscles.
- cereal box
Step 1: Create your own puzzles by cutting a cereal box into three or four large pieces.
Step 2: Encourage your child to take apart and put back together the pieces of the puzzle.
Step 3: Think of creative ways to make puzzles, such as using copies of family photographs, pictures from magazines or drawings that you make.