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Crossing the Mid-line

Crossing the Midline What is meant by crossing the body’s mid-line? The body’s mid-line is an imaginary line down the centre of the body that divides the body into left and right. Crossing the body’s mid-line is the ability to reach across the middle of the body with the arms

School Readiness

School readiness What is school readiness? School readiness refers to whether a child is ready to make an easy and successful transition into ‘big’ school. School readiness can be actively facilitated with a little pre-planning to ensure that children regularly participate in activities that develops the appropriate skills required to

How do puzzles vary in difficulty? Puzzles can vary in difficulty in a number of ways: the size of the puzzle pieces the number of pieces the simplicity or complexity of the picture (see the difference between this zoo puzzle and the Princess on the Horse) the detail in the

Learning Benefits of Puzzles Toddlers 18 months to 2 years start off with basic knob puzzles. Fine motor control and spatial planning required to place the different puzzle pieces into the matching space. In addition, knob puzzles exercise the pincer grip – the same grip that will be used for

Puzzle Age Guide

Puzzle Age Guide One of the most common questions asked is, “What size puzzle should I buy for my child?” This puzzle age-ability guideline will help you determine what style and number of pieces your child should be eager to build, whether you have a toddler, a preschooler or a