Motor Skills Activities

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Scooping
Straws
Coordination
Development
Cotton Bud
Dough
Golf Tees
Elastic Bands
Oral Skills
Paperclips
Buttons
Tweezers, Tongs and Pegs
Threading and Lacing
Fine Motor Exercises
Pencil Grasp
Gross Motor
Scissor and Cutting Skills
Tuft Trays
Funky Fingers
Finger Gyms

Scooping

Natural Learning Kids on Instagram: “A different way to work on motor skills and hand eye coordination! #playmatters”

442 Likes, 23 Comments - Natural Learning Kids (@naturallearningkids) on Instagram: “A different way to work on motor skills and hand eye coordination! #playmatters”

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New Fine Motor Skill Activity

I added a new fine motor skill activity to my classroom this week. It has been a HUGE hit with the class. Again, this is something that cost me NO MONEY! I'm sure you can tell by the picture, you need a paper plate (or bowl), a plastic spoon, old water bottle and some marbles. The object of the game is to spoon the marbles into the bottle WITHOUT using your hands. You can use a larger mouthed bottled and put the marbles in a bowl to make it easier for the younger children. My class LOVES…

Best Toys 4 Toddlers - Super simple net fishing activity for toddlers and older kids with items from recycle bin, and everyone's favorite: water! Great for fine motor play and fun!

Net Fishing FIne Motor Play

Best Toys 4 Toddlers - Super simple net fishing activity for toddlers and older kids with items from recycle bin, and everyone's favorite: water! Great for fine motor play and fun!

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A Teacher's Idea

A Teacher's Idea provides teaching tips, time-saving resources and creative clip art sets for teachers and teachers who create.

Cotton ball fine motor activity. Could be "clouds" or "snow" -- fun for babies to play in, and for toddlers to practice fine motor skills.

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Cotton ball fine motor activity. Could be "clouds" or "snow" -- fun for babies to play in, and for toddlers to practice fine motor skills.

Montessori inspired September practical life and fine motor activities for preschoolers by Welcome to Mommyhood #montessori, #practicallife, #finemotoractivities

September practical life ideas - Welcome to Mommyhood

I recently shared our fun Farm themed printables! Today, I am sharing the practical life and fine motor activities that Y will be working on this month! A lot of these were also inspired by our farm theme (a special post for our hands on farm activities will be live soon).Here is a look at […]

Catch and Scoop Fine Motor Fun Activity for Kids

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Straws

Fine Motor Practice with Straws. These ideas will help strengthen your child's fine motor skills in fun, playful way.

Fine Motor Practice with Straws – Get Ready for K Through Play

Week 6 of Get Ready for K Through Play will provide you with lots of fine motor ideas to help get those little hands ready for writing. If this is your first week joining us, Get Ready for K Through Play is an 8 week series I am participating in with some amazing kid bloggers. We will give you all the tools you need to prepare your child for Kindergarten in ways that are fun and hands-on. Each week we have focused on a different Kindergarten readiness skill. Join us today to see how you can…

Practice cutting skills with straws and fine motor skills at the same time. These ideas are sure to engage toddlers and preschoolers alike!

Cutting & Threading Practice with Straws

Practice cutting skills with straws and fine motor skills at the same time. These ideas are sure to engage toddlers and preschoolers alike!

Drinking Straws - fine motor practice for preschoolers

Drinking Straws - Simple Fine Motor Play - Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Drinking Straws - fine motor practice for preschoolers

A collection of 30 materials and games that promote fine motor skills. Great for rambunctious boys.

Improve Kids Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities | HOAWG

Make fine motor skills practice super easy with my absolute favorite list of playtime ideas and supplies! Grab a printable to help you get started.

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Drinking Straws, Shoelaces and Fine Motor Skills

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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.

Q-Tips and Straws – Fine Motor Skills Activity

Recently, we shared a post on How to Dye Q-Tips. This was incredibly popular and I got a lot of questions of how to use dyed q-tips for play and learning. This Q-Tips and Straws fine motor skills activity was challenging and fun for my kids. There is a color matching and pattern making element as well which just extends the fun. We love working on fine motor skills at our place as is evidenced by these 18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers. You will need: Colored straws Dyed Q-tips…

Use this simple and classic fine motor activity to encourage fine motor development, hand eye co-ordination as well as threading and pincer skills.

Really Quick Fine Motor Play

Use this simple and classic fine motor activity to encourage fine motor development as well as threading and pincer skills.

Coordination

Therapy Fun Zone: Fine Motor Coordination Speed. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at pinterest.com/sostherapy/ for therapy resources.

Fine Motor Coordination Speed - Therapy Fun Zone

Another aspect of motor ability though is the speed of the motor response.

Hand-Eye Coordination activities for kids

Visual Motor Skills - The OT Toolbox

We have shared quite a few posts relating to vision and the integration of what the eyes see with motor movements. On this page, you will find a huge variety of visual motor activities for kids. Visual motor skills (and visual motor integration) are needed for coordinating the hands, legs, and the rest of the ... Read more

The Inspired Treehouse - Hand games are great way to develop hand-eye…

Hand Games for Motor Skills and Cognitive Skills - The Inspired Treehouse

Hand games are a great way to develop hand-eye coordination, bilateral coordination, motor planning and midline crossing and they have been one of our top posts at The Inspired Treehouse. Why? Because nothing beats good old fashioned fun! Today, we are taking things up a notch and adding a bit of concentration to the traditional hand clapping ... Read More about Hand Games for Motor Skills and Cognitive Skills

Development

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Cotton Bud

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Dough

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Golf Tees

Fine Motor Printmaking for Kids

Have you ever tried printmaking with kids? All you need is a golf tee, paper, paint, and one recycled material! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click through to Amazon from this page and purchase anything, we will get a small profit for referring you without any additional cost to you! This post is a part of our Everyday Fine Motor Materials from A to Z series! Golf tees make the perfect writing tool for this printmaking craft because small writing implements (like golf…

Elastic Bands

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Oral Skills

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Paperclips

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Buttons

Everyday Fine Motor - Buttons

Sharing some creative ways that will engage your child with open-ended play, with two activities using buttons, an Everyday Fine Motor Material.

Tweezers, Tongs and Pegs

Peg Sensory Bin for Fine Motor Practice and Play - Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Clothespins are such a versatile and cheap manipulative for fine motor practice and we're sharing 4 different ways to use them from a single peg sensory bin

Threading and Lacing

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Fine Motor Skill Practice: Weaving Busy Bag for Kids

For this month's Busy Bag of the Month I am sharing a fine motor skills busy bag that I got at my last swap! One of my friends made this weaving busy bag and we

Fine Motor Exercises

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Pencil Grasp

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Gross Motor

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Scissor and Cutting Skills

Early Childhood Education

Play-based, Research supported Preschool education

Tuft Trays

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Funky Fingers

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Finger Gyms

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Natural Learning Kids on Instagram: “A different way to work on motor skills and hand eye coordination! #playmatters”

442 Likes, 23 Comments - Natural Learning Kids (@naturallearningkids) on Instagram: “A different way to work on motor skills and hand eye coordination! #playmatters”

fine motor activity

New Fine Motor Skill Activity

I added a new fine motor skill activity to my classroom this week. It has been a HUGE hit with the class. Again, this is something that cost me NO MONEY! I'm sure you can tell by the picture, you need a paper plate (or bowl), a plastic spoon, old water bottle and some marbles. The object of the game is to spoon the marbles into the bottle WITHOUT using your hands. You can use a larger mouthed bottled and put the marbles in a bowl to make it easier for the younger children. My class LOVES…

Best Toys 4 Toddlers - Super simple net fishing activity for toddlers and older kids with items from recycle bin, and everyone's favorite: water! Great for fine motor play and fun!

Net Fishing FIne Motor Play

Best Toys 4 Toddlers - Super simple net fishing activity for toddlers and older kids with items from recycle bin, and everyone's favorite: water! Great for fine motor play and fun!

Fine motor skills

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fine motor skills

A Teacher's Idea

A Teacher's Idea provides teaching tips, time-saving resources and creative clip art sets for teachers and teachers who create.

Cotton ball fine motor activity. Could be "clouds" or "snow" -- fun for babies to play in, and for toddlers to practice fine motor skills.

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Cotton ball fine motor activity. Could be "clouds" or "snow" -- fun for babies to play in, and for toddlers to practice fine motor skills.

Montessori inspired September practical life and fine motor activities for preschoolers by Welcome to Mommyhood #montessori, #practicallife, #finemotoractivities

September practical life ideas - Welcome to Mommyhood

I recently shared our fun Farm themed printables! Today, I am sharing the practical life and fine motor activities that Y will be working on this month! A lot of these were also inspired by our farm theme (a special post for our hands on farm activities will be live soon).Here is a look at […]

Catch and Scoop Fine Motor Fun Activity for Kids

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Therapy Fun Zone: Fine Motor Coordination Speed. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at pinterest.com/sostherapy/ for therapy resources.

Fine Motor Coordination Speed - Therapy Fun Zone

Another aspect of motor ability though is the speed of the motor response.

Hand-Eye Coordination activities for kids

Visual Motor Skills - The OT Toolbox

We have shared quite a few posts relating to vision and the integration of what the eyes see with motor movements. On this page, you will find a huge variety of visual motor activities for kids. Visual motor skills (and visual motor integration) are needed for coordinating the hands, legs, and the rest of the ... Read more

The Inspired Treehouse - Hand games are great way to develop hand-eye…

Hand Games for Motor Skills and Cognitive Skills - The Inspired Treehouse

Hand games are a great way to develop hand-eye coordination, bilateral coordination, motor planning and midline crossing and they have been one of our top posts at The Inspired Treehouse. Why? Because nothing beats good old fashioned fun! Today, we are taking things up a notch and adding a bit of concentration to the traditional hand clapping ... Read More about Hand Games for Motor Skills and Cognitive Skills

Fine Motor Practice with Straws. These ideas will help strengthen your child's fine motor skills in fun, playful way.

Fine Motor Practice with Straws – Get Ready for K Through Play

Week 6 of Get Ready for K Through Play will provide you with lots of fine motor ideas to help get those little hands ready for writing. If this is your first week joining us, Get Ready for K Through Play is an 8 week series I am participating in with some amazing kid bloggers. We will give you all the tools you need to prepare your child for Kindergarten in ways that are fun and hands-on. Each week we have focused on a different Kindergarten readiness skill. Join us today to see how you can…

Practice cutting skills with straws and fine motor skills at the same time. These ideas are sure to engage toddlers and preschoolers alike!

Cutting & Threading Practice with Straws

Practice cutting skills with straws and fine motor skills at the same time. These ideas are sure to engage toddlers and preschoolers alike!

Drinking Straws - fine motor practice for preschoolers

Drinking Straws - Simple Fine Motor Play - Best Toys 4 Toddlers

Drinking Straws - fine motor practice for preschoolers

A collection of 30 materials and games that promote fine motor skills. Great for rambunctious boys.

Improve Kids Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities | HOAWG

Make fine motor skills practice super easy with my absolute favorite list of playtime ideas and supplies! Grab a printable to help you get started.