Threading is not only fabulous for developing essential fine motor skills but can also be used as a way to introduce young children to a variety of mathematical concepts such as colours, patterns, shapes and counting.
Did you know that the act of threading helps:
Increase concentration span
Improve hand manipulation (which is good practice for holding a pencil)
Teaches team spirit when done in a group improves bilateral coordination (using both sides of the body at the same time)
Prepare kids for mathematical concepts like length, measurements, counting and patterns.