Research on Status quo of Fine Motor Skill of Children Aged 3 to 6: Case Analysis of Kindergartens in Nanchong, Sichuan

  •  Wei Xia    


By combining methods of survey with questionnaire, the author investigated the situation of fine motor skill of 330 children aged 3 to 6 in the junior, middle and senior groups of 11 kindergartens in three districts of Nanchong City, and conducted questionnaire on the children’s parents’ educational attitude toward fine motor. The survey data analyzed by SPSS shows that children’s fine motor skill in Nanchong is improved as they are growing older; that their development of drawing, folding and cutting fine motor skill is relatively weaker; that there are some differences in skill level between genders, kindergarten categories and native places. The kindergartens should develop curriculum for development of children’s fine motor. In “Motor development” objectives of Learning and Development Guideline for Children Aged 3 to 6, gender factor of affecting fine motor skill should be added. The kindergarten shall conduct differentiated instruction on boy’s and girl’s fine motor skill. Teachers and parents shall jointly support children’s operation and exploration activities of fine motor, to contain training in life and to achieve family-kindergarten cooperation and to promote children’s fine motor skill hand in hand.

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