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I have lots of both already! Just need tongs... Egg cartons and corks for loose parts play.

activities to develop handwriting skills, plus recommended apps and resources

Fun Ways to Work on Handwriting Skills - In The Playroom

Fine Motor Skills Sensory Play Confetti Sensory Bin Search Practicing fine motor skills are so much more fun with creative fine motor skills sensory play ideas! I love to make search and find sensory bins and add a good pair of kid friendly tweezers. Tweezers are an awesome tool for ...

Fall themed cutting skills tray to work on basic fine motor skills using scissors. Fun and novel way to play for early learners!

Fall Themed Cutting Skills Tray

Bottle Cap Fine Motor Play - Fantastic Fun & Learning

Bottle Cap Fine Motor Play - Fantastic Fun & Learning

Loose Natural Parts for Exploring An Everyday Story 2 Sand Tray and Loose Parts for the peace corner

Sand Tray and Loose Parts: One Perfect Day | An Everyday Story

Set up a crayon rubbing center for preschoolers

Q-Tips and Straws Fine Motor Skills Activity - A great way to help little hands strengthen fine motor skills and work on colors at the same time.

Q-Tips and Straws - Fine Motor Skills Activity

25 Fine Motor Activities Pinterest Boards to Follow! from PowerfulMothering...

25 Fine Motor Activities Pinterest Boards to Follow!

Counting Pom Poms from Sow Sprout Play

Counting Pom Poms

popsicle stick polygons

Fun ways to learn scissor skills.

LOTS of Practical Life exercises categorized by month / season... pouring, sweeping, using spoons, tongs, etc.

fine motor skills

How many marshmallows can you pick up with chopsticks game...great kid's party game. Can use any type of small candy also.

BUILD SNOWMAN, 1, 2, 3! by Megan E. Bryant

Building Scissor Skills with a Christmas Cutting Tray | Mama.Papa.Bubba.

"Practical Life exercises are highly valued in the Montessori method due to the importance that they have in teaching children useful life skills. Practical Life activities also have a strong fine motor component and so are valuable in developing and extending children's fine motor abilities as well as their cognitive development." - lots of ideas on this site!

Practical Life and Fine Motor Activities - Early Childhood

"Build A Snowman" Activity Tray - happy hooligans

Following designs with small beads or pebbles, great manipulative exercises.

Great fine motor activity for the sensory bin. Use different types of trays and let the kids decide how to sort all the items

5 scissor exercises for kids

Sort buttons by color onto coordinating pipe cleaners...great fine motor practice too!

Make a sewing basket for creative, tactile, open-ended play for kids. This could make such a great gift!

Popsicle Stick Patterns Busy Bags. Kids need to match the pattern on the cards with colored popsicle sticks to make it look like the card.