Trouble With Movement

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Movement and Coordination

Does your child struggle with coordination and physical movements like holding a pencil or riding a …

14 Ways to Help Older Kids Build Motor Skills

Many activities to build motor skills are geared toward younger kids. But older kids may need help w…

Motor Planning: What You Need to Know

Motor planning is key to executing movements the body makes. Find out how motor planning works and h…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Teach Your Child to Button Clothes

Buttoning clothing can be challenging for kids who struggle with fine motor skills. Get tips from an…

Self-Care Routines: How to Help Kids Who Struggle With Motor Skills

Brushing teeth and getting dressed are tough for kids who struggle with motor skills. Get picture ch…

Fine Motor Skills: What You Need to Know

Fine motor skills are the ability to make movements using small muscles in the fingers, hands and fo…

Gross Motor Skills: What You Need to Know

Gross motor skills are abilities that involve the large muscles of the arms, legs and torso. Learn m…

6 Fine Motor Skills Activities for Kids

Fine motor skills activities can help kids get better at grasping, moving objects and using utensils…

8 Gross Motor Skills Activities for Kids

Gross motor activities help kids build skills to run, jump and navigate their environment. Explore f…

Musical Instruments and the Motor Skills They Require

If your child has weak motor skills or poor coordination, what type of musical instrument may work f…

Why Is My Child Fumbling With Scissors?

Does your child have trouble cutting with scissors? An expert explains why some kids struggle to use…

Dyspraxia: What You Need to Know

What is dyspraxia? Learn about dyspraxia symptoms and treatment options. Read more about motor skill…

Messy Handwriting in Kids: What You Need to Know

Why does your child have messy handwriting? Learn more about what causes messy or illegible writing,…

How Sensory Processing Issues Can Affect Motor Skills

If your child has sensory processing issues, he may have trouble with motor skills and appear clumsy…

Understanding Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

What is developmental coordination disorder (DCD), and how does it affect kids? Use this comprehensi…