Clever Fingers and Developing Fine Motor Skills

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Event code SCH 19/839 
Event description This half-day workshop will introduce you to the building blocks of fine motor skills development, as well as Clever Fingers and how it all works.

Do you work with children that have: poor motor co-ordination, poor fine motor skills or handwriting difficulties, dyspraxia, poor independence skills? Then Clever Fingers is for you!

It is a fun and highly-motivating activity-based strategy devised for schools to help pupils of all ages with fine motor difficulties.

Clever Fingers is a ‘Best Practice’ strategy for AEN pupils. As a Resource Pack it comprises of an Interactive Web-based Application (Web App) with an accompanying book which provides:-
• Ideas and supporting resources for activities suitable for the classroom
• The means to identify potential underlying reasons for a pupil's poor fine motor skills
• Guidance on how to appropriately address these difficulties through the use of a Clever Fingers Activity Box
• The means to produce individualised Activity Selection Cards for pupils to use with a Clever Fingers Box
• The tools to assess and monitor pupils' progress
• An overview of the essential components of fine motor skills

This training will provide you with practical hands-on opportunities to try out the Resource Pack and create your own ideas for a Clever Fingers Box and activities.

For further information about Clever Fingers visit

This workshop is suitable for SENCOs, teachers, TAs and support/advisory services. Parents will also be invited to attend this workshop.

Refreshments are included. 
Training objectives To develop a greater understanding of fine motor skills development and competency and to raise awareness of the Clever Fingers strategy and how to implement this fine motor skills resource. 
Key stages
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Subject areas Teaching and Learning
Target audience
All Teaching Staff / Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Setting Manager
target audience
Qualification level
MIDAS Centre, Meadowfield School, Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
Location Swale
Provider MIDAS Centre - Meadowfield School
Event Administrator
Start date Monday 18 November 2019
Times 09:30-12:30
Number of sessions 1