This time of year the staff of the Burlington Integrated Preschool spends a lot of time discussing how to incorporate skill development into summer activities. Many of the students we work with continue to need experiences in the area of fine motor development. The following link has great suggestions on how to work on fine motor development in the home. All of the ideas are developmentally appropriate and children will think they are playing while continuing to work on hand strength, visual motor and pre-writing skills. After reading the article see if you can incorporate some of these fun and simple ideas into your child's routine this summer.