Gross Motor Skills
Skill DefinitionA crucial part of a child's large muscle motor development.
Child’s BenefitCoordination of larger muscles movements. Necessary for crawling and head lifting in infants, and synchronization of large muscle skills in toddlers.
Skill DefinitionSkills facilitating interaction and communication with others.
Child’s BenefitTeaches a child how to interact in the real world and with other people. Manners, turn-taking, role-playing and other socialization skills prepare children for group play, school and help build self-esteem.
Logic & Reasoning
Skill DefinitionThe capacity for a child to make sense of things.
Child’s BenefitThinking skills. It is the means by which children begin to understand and think about cause and effect, what works and what doesn't.
Hand Eye Coordination
Skill DefinitionThe coordination of vision and hand movement to execute a task.
Child’s BenefitA period of trial-and-error practice at sighting objects and grabbing at them. Builds abilities to be accurate and precise in conjunction with motor skills.
Tactile Sensory Development
Skill DefinitionAlso known as the sense of touch, it refers to stimulation reaching the central nervous system from receptors in the skin.
Child’s BenefitA child’s first and most important teacher is their sense of touch. It is the first sense they develop and can be stimulating, relaxing and therapeutic.
Sensory Opaque Balls
- Item # 705174
- Age 6m+
- 4 Pieces
Sensory play for little superstars!
Children will love these unique textured balls. They are soft and stimulating. They enhance gross motor and tactile skills, and encourage crawling, grasping and coordination. Softly rolling the textured balls on a child's back or feet heightens sensory awareness
Includes Set of 4 – size 4'' each
Baby can squeeze, roll, throw, or kick these textured play balls.
The sensory ball improves hand-eye coordination and can be used to improve socialization skills when enjoyed in group play