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**
Button Snake: Teaches children button skills, and strengthens fine motor skills. Super easy to make and little ones just love this activity.
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Another great idea from Jackie at Happy Hooligans , Button Snake – a Homemade Toy to Develop Fine Motor Skills http://happyhooligans.ca/button-snake/
button snake - happy hooligans - fine motor activities for kids. Great idea to help with motor skills
A homemade button snake: great toddler toy, and an excellent way for children to strengthen fine motor skills while they learn to "button". Easy tutorial.
Button Snake: Teaches children button skills, and strengthens fine motor skills. Super easy to make and toddlers just love this activity. Homemade toys for baby and kids
These passages are perfect for fluency, comprehension, and close reading. The writing lessons and smart art make each unit well rounded, rigorous, and darling! Each unit can be bought individually for $3; however, they are $2 each when bundled here.When this unit is fully loaded in you will get 8 of each* 8 Fluency/ Comprehension passages* 8 Question and answer pages for quizzing or close reading* 8 Writing Lessons* 8 Art Projects* 8 Bulletin Board Phrases What Units Are Currently IncludedApril...
Are you teaching your child to write the alphabet? These fine motor activities for preschoolers and free (simple!) handwriting printables are just what you need.
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Lots of great ideas for learning letters: Fun handwriting practice for preschoolers! (the letter M) - The Measured Mom
Fun handwriting practice for preschoolers! (the letter M). Visit pinterest.com/arktherapeutic for more #finemotor #handwriting ideas
Preschool Handwriting Practice
Spring art activities for kids ~ Toddler Easter Egg Crafts using recycled stamps
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Easter egg, cardboard printing
Easter egg painting--use the edge of a corrugated cardboard box as a stamp
Spring art activities for kids ~ Toddler Easter Egg Crafts using recycled stamps. Maybe a cross or other shape?
Pom pom popcorn words! Have kids outline words that you want them to learn using fun things... like pom poms or buttons. Laminate words and use as place mats. Kids can spell words with their snacks. It's all about having fun :)
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pom pom popcorn words! Word work.
Pom pom Popcorn words! Sight word center idea on a good kinder site
Education to the Core: Free Memory Book for Primary Grades
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So much fun and beneficial for a wide variety of ages! (Using a large weaving loom with kids in the home or classroom~ Buggy and Buddy)
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So much fun and beneficial for a wide variety of ages! Large Looms for weaving with kids
Something to have in the gathering room for VBS? Maybe with a small make-and-take weaving project by it?
Over 20 Gross Motor Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers - Moms Have Questions Too
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Over 20 Activities to Help Develop Gross Motor Skills
ouch poetry using Shel Silverstein's Sick poem and creating an ouch poem pinned by Teacher to the Core Katie Knight
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First Grade Wow: OUCH!!! List poems are a fun way for kids to start writing poetry!
ouch poetry using Shel Silverstein's Sick poem and creating an ouch poem
First Grade Wow: OUCH!!! Poem inspired by Shel Silverstein's Sick. A fun way for kids to start writing poetry!
First Grade W.O.W.: After reading Shel Silverstein's poem "Sick", brainstorm things that would make you say "Ouch!" Then write the poem list.
Draw a letter on a pin board and have children push the pins in correct order to form the letters. (Could write numbers and even draw arrows to show letter formation sequence.) Great for fine motor skill development, but also for remembering the path of motion for each letter.
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Draw a letter or sight word on a pin board and have children push the pins in correct order to form the letters. (Could write numbers and even draw arrows to show letter formation sequence.) Great for fine motor skill development, but also for remembering the path of motion for each letter.
Preschool Letters, pin the letter
Star Wars~ Basic Color By The Code Math Puzzle Printables~Addition & Subtraction
Practice Fine Motor and Math Skills In Kindergarten and First Grade!.... Star Wars: Return Of The Math Facts ~ Basic Color By The Code Math Puzzle Printables To Practice Number Recognition, Basic Addition and Basic Subtraction Skills ~This Color By Number Unit Is Aligned To The CCSS. Each Page Has The Specific CCSS Listed.~ This set includes 4 Star Wars themed math puzzles to practice math skills. Perfect for Kindergarten and First Grade Remedial Math. Skills Covered: ~ Number Recognition ~ Basic Addition Facts ~ Basic Subtraction Facts $
Super cute scissor practice for preschoolers.
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Scissor Practice Activity for Preschoolers - Cutting Practice Spider
Lots of spider activities
Scissor skills using a spider and yarn.
Children match the uppercase letter "scoop" ball, to the lowercase letter "cone" and carry their "ice cream" across the room to to pick up the next one.
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Ice cream game. Scoop up matching ball. Upper case and lower case letter matching.
Alphabet Matching - 25 More DIY Educational Activities for Kids
Abc center: matching uppercase and lower case letters
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Shown: ABC center ~ matching uppercase and lower case letters EASY TO ADAPT for just about any matching review. My little one loves to play with the geo boards. This would be great.
ABC center: match uppercase & lower case letters. Also good for math facts, opposites...so many uses for those geoboards besides making shapes!!
Shown: ABC center ~ matching uppercase and lower case letters EASY TO ADAPT for just about any matching review. Love this for fine motor skills!
Abc center: matching uppercase and lower case letters. Peg board, elastics, print out of corresponding letters. Focus: Matching upper and lowercase letters.
Great for number recognition and fine motor!