|Small movement skills ...a few examples|
|Before children start school, it would help if they could...|
|Know how to use a spoon
and a fork
and maybe a knife
to eat with correctly
|Hold a pencil or crayon
with their thumb
on the front of their clothes
and know how to open
and close snaps, zippers, and buckles
|Turn water faucets on and off.
|Cut with a scissors
small ones that work.
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Part 1, "The Before-School Checklist"