Use a tissue box, a hole punch and a shoelace for a practical life skill practice and a fine motor activity in one! Like so many things (for both kids and adults) learning on a small scale can make it hard to see what's really going on. If you blow it up and break it down, everything gets a lot easier.
Finger Dexterity Exercise Game for Fine Motor Skills
Finger dexterity is essential for many self care and handwriting skills.This finger exercise game works on finger isolation and separation of the two sides of the hand. This easy-to-make game is a great way to explore colors and get those fingers moving! A great "warm-up" exercise before handwriting or typing! By Sugar Aunts.
Strengthen little hands and arms by using a potato smasher! This is just 1 of the 25 occupational therapist-approved fine motor activities you can do with your child, using items from around your house!
PBIS calming down idea--squishy marble maze. Gallon ziplock bag, duct tape, dish liquid, and a marble. Could always add glitter :o) Great directions and photos. I think this would also work as a class reward option (if I make enough). :o)