Do you have a muffin tin or ice tray at home? Take small pieces of your child’s finger foods and put them in different sections of the tin or tray. Leave some empty spaces so they can move pieces around. Describe out loud what they’re doing, “You moved the cracker over”
See what your child is learning
You’re helping your child develop the ability to focus on an object and control their body to achieve a goal, in this case picking up food. These skills will set them up for successful problem-solving later in life. They also learning math ideas like space and shape.