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Lesson Plans

Re:fine motor skill lesson

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Wed, 13 May 1998 09:20:38 -0500

John & Sandra Barrick wrote:

> Good point only the more reason to work with kids throughout the
> year
> before doing projects which depend on their finest of fine motor
> skills.
> I wonder if any of the other educators have noticed the same problem
> with writing etc. With video games,computers etc.,kids are not
> getting
> the skills they use to get in 1st,2nd,3rd anymore.
> Think of fine motor lessons:
> Yes drawing, but needlepoint,weaving,tieying knots,carving,i.e.,
> In regards to fine motor skill lessons, does anyone do macrame any more? I do it
> with my 6th graders and they just love it. The boys have enjoyed it as much as
> the girls. In fact, after the square knot lesson they are asking when can they do
> it again. Is macrame a lost art or are people still teaching it? Just curious?