Most families spend a lot of time outdoors now that it is summer. Working on academic skills during the summer is essential, but there are many ways to make them outdoors fun.
Families tend to stress handwriting throughout the summer. Handwriting is often a non-preferred skill, so most children don’t want to do it. Many activities can be done outside that will develop hand muscles which, in turn, will improve handwriting skills.
Sensory bins (rice and water beads, sand and shaving cream, etc. It helps develop handwriting skills. Children should be given tools like tweezers, tongs, cups, spoons, straws, and spoons. To encourage children to use their hands to explore sensory bins and to strengthen their fingers and hands, it is essential to give them tools such as tweezers, tongs, cups, spoons, straws, spoons, spoons, etc.
Spray bottles can be used to spray flowers and plants and for chalk play. The kids can use spray bottles to remove chalk. Spray bottles come in many sizes and resistances, so play around with the bottle until you find the proper challenge for your child. You can strengthen your hand muscles by releasing and squeezing the bottles. This will allow you to write more efficiently.
Gross motor ball play encourages the coordination of fingers and hands. It encourages visual-motor coordination, an essential part of handwriting (pencil writing).
To encourage these three activities, you can write letters on an outside wall using chalk. Then, they will need to find the squeeze bottle and then squeeze it to erase it. These activities can all be combined to create a variety of “fine and visually motor obstacle courses,” our favorite outdoor activity.
There are hours of entertainment to keep your children entertained. You can also rest assured that they are making significant progress in their core skills, which will help them when they return home and need more pencils/paperwork.