Dyspraxia is a disorder that affects motor skill development. People with dyspraxia have trouble planning and completing fine motor tasks. This can vary from simple motor tasks such as waving goodbye to more complex tasks like brushing teeth. It is not a learning disability (LD) but often coexists with other LDs and conditions that impact learning.
Children who have issues with fine motor skills have a hard time developing strong muscles in their fingers, hands and wrists. Here are ideas for activities that can help them build the muscles needed for fine motor skills.