Fine Motor Activities

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Mess For Less: Fun with Pipe Cleaners - Here is a quick idea for fine motor skills that uses something most everyone has - a colander! You will also need some pipe cleaners. This fine motor skills activity takes no time to set up and is great for when you Kids Crafts, Craft Activities For Kids, Summer Activities, Indoor Activities, Young Toddler Activities, Crafts Cheap, Sock Crafts, Summer Games, Baby Activities

What To Do With Samuel?

I have had SO many friends asking recently what to do with the littlest ones while they homeschool the bigger ones so that THIS doesn't happen while you have your back turned.... The backside of the hutch is a mirror that Samuel can see himself in thru the glass doors but only...when he's on the table. THIS is his new favorite thing to do. And of course once he saw me taking pictures BEFORE telling him to get down, he thought it was really fun and okay that he was up there. SO HE DID IT…

Q-tip painting templates (printables) GREAT fine motor skills exercise.that they think is just fun Q-tip painting templates (printables) GREAT fine motor skills exercise.that they think is just fun Motor Activities, Craft Activities For Kids, Preschool Activities, Therapy Activities, Classe D'art, Q Tip Painting, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Tuesday Inspiration, Painting Templates

Q-tip painting with templates - Therapy Fun Zone

I have posted about Q-tip painting before, but another therapist has a different twist on it. She has made some templates to do the q-tip painting, which requires more precision in the painting. This is a guest post by a therapist, Tova Stulberger, who made some templates to use when Q-tip painting. Instructions: Kids dip[Read More]

star words - awesome fine motor AND letter formation practice (alphabet) Preschool Names, Motor Skills Activities, Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, In Kindergarten, Early Learning, Fun Learning, Funky Fingers, Pre Writing

Star Names!

I can't take credit for this one. I got this idea from Fountas and Pinnell's Kindergarten Phonics book, and I LOVE it! It is one that I truly look forward to every year. Prep for this activity is simple. Get some large construction paper and write each child's name in medium sized letters.

Halloween crafts for Kids to Make. "When I was a kid, Halloween was strictly a starchy-vegetable-only holiday, with pumpkins and Indian corn on the front stoop; there was nothing electric, nothing. Theme Halloween, Halloween Activities, Autumn Activities, Holidays Halloween, Writing Activities, Halloween Season, Creepy Halloween, Halloween Ideas, Halloween Crafts For Kids To Make

Halloween Creepy Crawly Spider Craftivity & Writing Activities for Common Core

This looks like a fun fine motor Halloween craft!

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Building Structures with Candy Pumpkins

This simple Fall STEM experiment was so fun! The kids loved creating, designing, engineering, and building structures with candy pumpkins!

Spooning Marbles and fine motor activities to promote fine motor skill development & eye-hand coordination - from 30 Kids Activities & Materials for Promoting Fine Motor Skills Fine Motor Activities For Kids, Motor Skills Activities, Montessori Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Funky Fingers, Fine Motor Skills Development, Montessori Practical Life, Finger Gym

A Teacher's Idea

A Teacher's Idea provides teaching tips, time-saving resources and creative clip art sets for teachers and teachers who create.

Practical Life fine motor Montessori: moving water using a syringe [ideal for four-year-olds]. Motor Skills Activities, Montessori Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Sensory Bins, Sensory Play, Sensory Therapy, Sensory Table, Baby Sensory

Moving Water Sensory Play

Moving Water Sensory Play - children use water droppers and syringes to move water from one container to another, increasing fine motor skills and hand strength while play with water.

Flipping beanbags -wrist control activity for Montessori practical life Gross Motor Activities, Montessori Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Vocational Activities, Life Skills Activities, Montessori Homeschool, Montessori Classroom, Autism Activities, Montessori Toddler

Using a Spatula (a 3-6 yrs lesson)

Using a Spatula with Beanbags This activity uses bean bags and a spatula. Because my beanbags are the same on both sides, I did a quick few stitches on one side of each as a control of error so that the child can tell if the bean bag has been flipped over. When I put this together, I couldn't helping thinking it would have been fun to have circular beanbags that look like pancakes. The beanbags provide a nice weight which really exercise the wrist and hand muscles.

Matching coloured paper clips to coloured card, using fine motor skills to manipulate paper clip onto paper.for those who need help with fine motor skills. Rainbow Activities, Montessori Activities, Color Activities, Classroom Activities, Preschool Activities, Montessori Kindergarten, Preschool Colors, Teaching Colors, Preschool Math


We have been busy with St. Patrick's Day and Rainbow Activities! I think it's awesome that our Letter R week falls on this week, Rainbows ...

The cardboard maze promotes motor planning skills by having the child move a marble through the maze. This activity also promotes bilateral coordination and visual tracking. Indoor Activities For Kids, Motor Activities, Crafts For Kids, Kid Activites, Babysitting Activities, Craft Kids, Indoor Games, Toddler Activities, Marble Maze

Cardboard Marble Maze - Therapy Fun Zone

Here is a low tech visual perceptual marble maze made out of a cardboard box and some straws. This one is fairly simple, but it can be useful for those who have trouble with motor coordination as well as visual perception. I used a cardboard box and some large “Smoothie Straws”. I glued the straws[Read More]

Peel & Stick – Letter Matching Game- Pinned by – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins Preschool Literacy, Preschool Letters, Literacy Activities, In Kindergarten, Leadership Activities, Literacy Stations, Letter Matching Game, Matching Games, Learning The Alphabet

Peel & Stick - Letter Matching Game

If you have a preschooler, especially one who is close to entering kindergarten, you are probably aware of the fact that once they start learning the alphabet, there is really no stopping them. Nearly every day, my preschooler asks me to “make a project” for him, which is his terminology for a learning activity or...Read More »

Can't think of any toy that tests motor skills like an Etch-A-Sketch! Never did understand those things. toys Etch-a-Sketch® My Childhood Memories, Childhood Toys, Sweet Memories, Summer Memories, Etch A Sketch, 1960s Toys, Retro Toys, 1970s, Vintage Toys 1960s

Etch A Sketch® Classic Drawing Toy with Magic Screen

3 years & up. Experience the magical world of creativitiy and pencil-free drawing. Use the left knob to draw lines left and right: the right knob to draw lines up and down, or use both knobs to curve the lines or draw on an angle! Shake to erase and start all over with a new design. Helps children develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and imagination! Measures approximately 9" x 7.4" x 1.75".