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Easy game for children to learn shapes. Could also chart which shape is landed on the most. This game would cover so many skills: counting, gross motor, taking turns, etc. could be played inside or out.

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Shape hopscotch - Indoor Games for Kids

Indoor Games for kids ~ Shape Hopscotch is a fun Gross motor game


Color Toss Activity (with Video!)

Color Toss Activity. For related pins and resources follow

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Q-Tips and Straws - Fine Motor Skills Activity

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.

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Classroom Games - Walking the Line & Pom Pom Races!

Gross Motor game and visual motor game. Hard to follow that line. For other great ideas follow us at Jump Start

Shape Toss, Hop, Skip, and Jump! {Indoor Gross Motor Game} This is a SIMPLE game fun for toddlers and up, perfect for keeping kids active even on rainy or snowy days. It takes less than five minutes to set up and provides many hours of entertainment.

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Letters On The Go

Learn Letters On The Go with this fun activity. Or shapes, or words, or numbers....

Roll those Big Dice! – Toddler Activities, Games, Crafts Great activity to teach children about shape recognition.

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Promote Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities

This is a great activity because it builds the muscle control needed to learn to write by holding a paint brush, they get practice recognizing letters, plus it is better for toddlers and preschoolers to write, draw, or paint standing up because they will have more muscle control.

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Tape Shapes Game

Tape Shapes Game for your toddler

learning how to spell your name - love the velcro idea, makes it reuseable, fun and easy to store. Great for beginning of school.

"While this activity is great for toddlers learning fine motor skills, this same repetitive task would help me with my left arm. I have little use of the arm or hand and it's difficult to use my fingers. I do daily physical therapy to keep the circulation going and muscle alive--this would be a great short exercise to add. And I already know it's going to be tough."

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Busy Bag Exchange

These are printable magnet pages. You can find these at Making Learning Fun. She got colored puff balls and glued little magnet pieces on the back. These you can use on a small cookie sheet or a magnet board.

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Learning Letters Lineup. Squirt!

A fun way for toddlers to practice learning letters. Once they recognize and find the letter they can squirt it to make it disappear!


Fine Motor Color Sorting Activity for Kids

Tripod grasp activity for preschoolers and toddlers. So much learning with this cheap and easy activity~ colors, sorting, patterns, counting... {Sugar Aunts}