Writing & Fine Motor

As a former elementary Art teacher and a consultant to Zaner-Bloser (yes!! they commissioned me to create a CD of original children's songs "On the Road to Handwriting") I have always been interested in supporting Fine Motor development. The board is now collaborative! www.RainbowsWithinReach.blogspot.com **Debbie Clement**

Writing & Fine Motor

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Here is an example of a way to use literacy stations or day 5 in a kinder room!

5 Ways to Make Handwriting Practice Fun: Simple and enjoyable ideas that don't involve a worksheet (sponsored)

Alphabet Letters & Sounds Bundle+ Lots of great activities to teach letters and beginning sounds.


These firefighter kindergarten worksheets are great to use to help kids brush up on basic skills. Free printables for your homeschool curriculum or just for a firefighter theme.

Back to school themed fine motor skills activity - Drive the Bus Sensory Maze

Word Ladder Game - Here are some words that you might use to start the word ladder. Easy game - cat, pet, pig, hot, bug. Getting harder - time, name, line, rose. More challenging - meet, moon, band.

Practice writing, patterning, and enjoy creative play in an Epsom Salt Sensory Tray | Fireflies and Mud Pies

Classroom library that is perfect for kinders

Ideas and activities to help develop fine motor skills.

Five Ways to Practice Sight Words

Fine motor idea for toddlers to do with a plastic bottle #IDelight

Woven Paper Place Mats. Great for practicing fine motor skills. This craft is a classic. :-)

DIY zipper board for kids. Great for fine motor and sensory development.

Maths activity of counting beads on a pipe cleaner. Great for developing number and fine motor skills. Laughing Kids Learn

Art project for September 11th and all other American Patriotic holidays and events. Interactive coloring and pattern filled coloring sheets for kids.

Getting Started with Homeschooling

Fine Motor Activities

Beginning Sound center for Kindergarten. Tip: Before laminating, put a small sticker on the back of the correct pictures to make this activity self checking! Clothespins make this a great fine motor activity.

I love using bingo dabbers at the beginning of the year. My new Kinders find them less intimating than using a pencil.

Simple Fine Motor Water Activity for Toddlers. Glue bottles and water!

Oh, the Places You'll Go! Craft and Writing Activity (so cute!)