Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog

Amazon Item: Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog. This toy is great for preschool aged kids! Build fine motor skills by placing the pegs in the holes of the hedgehog. Very cute and fun also! Have them place the pegs into the holes, talk about the colors, and remove the pegs from the hedgehog to clean up!

Clack Game on Amazon

This game is great for kids, especially 4-5 year olds! To work on cognitive, fine motor, visual motor, and visual scanning skills!

Crayon Rocks on Amazon

These Crayon Rocks are great for encouraging kids to use their fingertips and thumb to grasp the crayons, and practice their Fine Motor skills!  (Not for use with kids under 3 due to choking hazard!)

Step 2 Easel on Amazon

Drawing on a vertical surface has many great benefits for fine motor coordination.  Kids can also practice standing in one place and reaching the entire board – and crossing midline when reaching with each hand!

Infant Play Mat for Developmental Milestones

These mats are great for 0-6 months age range. You can use them for gross motor, fine motor, vision, cognitive, and language skills.

Brachial Plexus Injuries at Birth Episode 21 Child Development

On this show I discuss the different types of brachial plexus injuries, what the brachial plexus is, and how the injuries can affect babies and toddlers.

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Research Article: Kinesio Arm Taping as Prophylaxis Against the development of Erb’s Engram.

“Kinesio arm taping as prophylaxis against the development of Erb’s Engram.” Kinesio arm taping as prophylaxis against the development of Erb’s Engram – ScienceDirect, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2090123212000641. Accessed 6 Sept. 2017.

Radwa S. ElKhatib. Emam H. ElNegmy. Amina H. Salem. AbdelAziz A. Sherief

Plexus Definition: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com
Brachial Plexus injury information:
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Melissa & Doug Wooden 1″ Blocks

These little wooden blocks are the perfect size for toddlers! They can easily hold onto the blocks, and build towers, trains, or whatever else they can think of! The letters and pictures on the sides are great for encouraging language development as well!