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Putting erasers on the end of pencils (can also be done with straws and erasers)

Tot Trays: Laundry Theme (thinking it would be cute to hang them on a clothes line...) this would require clipping and that works into fine motor

Sweeping tray, practical life skill

lots of tot tray type ideas. but I love this one: matching items in ice cube tray. Hide one of each set in the rice. Let kids find and match.

Tonging Bugs

Practical Life trays

Hmmmm - interesting. Early childhood: Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. Genius!!

Dry erase or wet erase marker

Seuss inspired Fine motor skill & letter recognition activities for toddlers. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.

Balancing Marbles on Peg Board; I have the peg thing to use to do this I think.

Land vs. Sea Animal Sorting

Montessori tool trays. These look like they would be a great addition to the classroom. Hmm...

Manipulating Erasers: Place a pencil top eraser onto each straw, matching colors. I didn't have any pencils that weren't already sharpened, but these straws were just the right size! I love this activity and first saw it over at Playing House in Maryland. (fine motor, color recognition)

food classification printable using dollar spot erasers

Rockabye Butterfly: Muffin Tin Monday & Montessori Trays

Object to picture matching

Filling to the line tray

Rainbow Salt Tray - Great for fine motor development and pre-writing skills. Practise writing numbers, alphabet letters, sight words, shapes, child's name, making patterns, drawing and so much more. Shake the tray and start again - loads of fun!! {learning4kids.net}

colour sorting tray