LOVE this idea spaghetti! This looks really fun. for preschoolers and older. you layout spaghetti in trays. Let the children touch and feel the spaghetti. they can paint the spaghetti different colors. let them use their hands to mix the paint.
10 Fine Motor Activities For Toddlers - this post provides many examples of fine motor activities you can do at home with items that we often have around the house. Developing fine motor skills are important to helping children learn how to write.