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Fine motor sewing

First steps in sewing: Polystyrene plate

A while ago I attended a fabulous morning workshop by a lovely lady called Renee Lighton, who encouraged us to set our children up for success by creating teachable moments in the home, using things we already have laying around. She gave us some pretty nifty ideas for using polystyrene plates (recycled from frozen pizzas or,as in our case, from a delicious milk tart some friends brought over for desert a few weeks ago!) So, I kept it aside, knowing it would come in handy for something…

Fine motor and maths activity. Children have to do the sum, or, for younger children, count the dots, and then match the key up to the correct padlock to open it. This activity not only improves their maths, but also strengthens the muscles in their hands and fingers, which is important for improving writing skills.

Fine motor and maths activity. Children have to do the sum, or, for younger children, count the dots, and then match the key up to the correct padlock to open it. This activity not only improves their maths, but also strengthens the muscles in their hands and fingers, which is important for improving writing skills.

Fine motor skills

Simply Made ~ Weaving

A great way to work on fine motor skills for little fingers is through weaving practice. As little fingers hold the end of the ribbon or lac...

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Cutting Skills Activity Sheets (Colour Lines)

An extremely useful resource, perfect for enhacing those fine motor skills. This can be used in the classroom or sent home for practise!

Fine Motor Upper and Lower Case Letters, visual perceptual, grasp and release, bilateral

Developmental Toys for Babies, Toddlers & Kids | PlayopolisToys

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Numbered legless spiders from Rachel (",)

Snakes, Worms & Bugs! - Stimulating Learning

A few activities related to snakes, worms & bugs in the early years classroom from Rachel (",)

thread objects on a skewer DOUGH GYM

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funky fingers. finger gym. fine motor skills. Pine cone and elastic band fine motor activity

Fine Motor Activity for Preschoolers- pine cones and elastic bands

Set up a super-simple fine motor activity for kids using pine cones and elastic bands! Great for strengthening those little hand muscles for writing.

scissor skills activity with jello :: learn to use scissors :: fine motor sensory play

Learning scissor skills with jelly sensory play

Colourful, scented, sticky and fun: we’re learning scissor skills with jelly sensory play. Learning scissor skills with jelly sensory play Sometimes my daughter talks me into things. I remember jelly (jello) fondly from my childhood birthday parties when it used to be served with a satisfying plop on top of a bowl […]

Fine-motor fun with pipe-cleaners, beads and colanders on the Finger Gym - from Rachel (",)

Gradual Admission - Stimulating Learning

The Gradual Admission period in an Early Years classroom

picking little gems off sticky plastic...brilliant for fine motor development #abcdoes #finemotor #eyfs

Dough Gym Week - Fine Motor Physical Development

Once the pivots have worked their way down to the wrist, the journey doesn’t stop there, although for lots of children it becomes far trickier. This is where children often get stuck. The end of the…

Making paper chains on the finger gym. Lovely maths opportunities too- long, longer etc or making repeated patterns using colours. EYFS

Making paper chains on the finger gym. Lovely maths opportunities too- long, longer etc or making repeated patterns using colours. EYFS