Updated: May 11
In my last blog post, we talked about the difficulties your child may be facing with writing, reading, coping from the board and reading comprehension. We also learnt that under-developed Bilateral Integration ( BI ) can greatly contribute to these problems.
If possible do try to read my last post first then continue with this. You may come up with great ideas of your own once you see the logic of it....
An Easy & Fun DIY Activity to Develop your Child's Bilateral Integration
Why is this good for your child ?
Rolling, pressing, twisting, shaping..etc helps your child;
Color/write without getting tired easily,
Fix his own buttons, ...etc
Increase his body awareness by providing stimulation to his joints
Build the big and small muscles in his hand
What do we need to make the clay ?
Baking soda: 2 Cups Full
Corn Starch: 1 Cup Full
Cold Water: 1 and 1/4 Cup
Non Stick Kuali
Bowl ( M / L/ XL )
Damp Towel ( Basah sikit) / Cover / You can use a plate
To get the full instructions on making the clay CLICK HERE
Please let me know if you did it.... GOOD LUCK
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