PKB 3105

ELT METHODOLOGY PKB 3105

FACTORS AFFECTING WRITING COMPETENCY (Fine Motor Skill)
NURUL ATHIRAH BINTI ABD. LAH PISMP PK 3 SEM. 3, 2011

DEFINITION
‡ Fine motor skills generally refer to the small movements of the hands, wrists, fingers, feet, toes, lips, and tongue. ‡ Fine motor skills also involve the small muscles of the body that enable such functions as writing, grasping small objects, and fastening clothing.

THE BENEFITS OF FINE MOTOR SKILLS
‡ To improve the ability to build coordination between eyes and hands ‡ Use the muscles to build an object ‡ Use the muscles to acquire skills that can be used in daily life ‡ Able to use tools to paint and write properly

The building of fine motor skills in children will enable them to perform a variety of important functional tasks. These include:
· · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · tying shoes zipping and unzipping buckling and unbuckling writing legibly and without significant muscle fatigue playing games that require precise hand and finger control drawing, painting, and coloring manipulating buttons and snaps putting small objects together doing puzzles making crafts using scissors manipulating small objects such as coins opening and closing objects picking up and holding onto small objects developing and maintaining an effective and proper pencil grip pinching objects between fingers

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