Inequality Starts Before Birth
In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations declared October 11 as the official day of the International Day of the Girl Child. Its mission is “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.”
Question: How are we all doing our part, as parents and educators?
The Nuts & Bolts of Practical Life
So, what are the developmental benefits?
- Hand-eye coordination
- Self confidence
- Preparation for writing (pincer grip)
- Preparation for reading (left-to-right sequence)
- Learn to attach and remove a screw to a bolt!