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Magnetic Pom-poms, great for fine motor skills, use for do-a-dots, etc.

Puffball magnets - a must make - this is a hands on manipulative that can be used for a variety of activities

Pre-k Color sorting Pipe Cleaners: a fine motor activity and practice with colors too!

Color matching toy made from recycled pringles box punch hole on the lid and colour code it. Use variety of colored pipe cleaner to play the "Match the Color" game.

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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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. More activity bag ideas on this post!

Fun activity with screwdrivers

The bolts are graded in diameter for a more difficult exercise. Five slotted bolts and stubby screwdriver. Designed by a Montessori teacher to aid the development of eye-hand coordination and teach a practical skill.

magnetic pom-poms -- hot glue magnets on pom-poms and put on a stove burner cover (cheap at a dollar store) or cookie sheet; kids can make pictures, designs, letters, and so on

Magnetic Pom Poms This is such a fun idea for pom poms! I am brain storming a way to make a smaller magnetic surface that can stay in the busy bag instead of having to get out the cookie sheet. That being said, the cookie sheet works great!

Learn with Play at home: Q-Tip (cottonbud) Painting. Learning Numbers

Q-Tip (cottonbud) Painting. Learning Numbers

Fine Motor Activities with Recycled Materials

Fine Motor Activities with Recycled Materials

popsicle sticks + glued on magnets = shape exploration

DIY magnetic craft sticks

Touch Math with pom poms. by marilyn

Touch points and color matching in one! Just glue magnets to pompoms, print out touch point numbers and a cookie sheet. Could later have just numbers and they have to place the touch points on their own.

Q-Tips and Straws - Fine Motor Skills Activity :)

Q-Tips and Straws - Fine Motor Skills Activity

Table Time -- Q-Tips and Straws Fine Motor Skills Activity - A great way to help little hands strengthen fine motor skills and work on color recognition

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