Fine motor

Collection by Suzanne Callan

Suzanne Callan
Fine motor Play from Recyclables - Teach Me Mommy - Fun Activities for Kids - Use recyclables to make this fun fine motor toy! Adaptable for different ages too? Toddler Play, Toddler Learning, Baby Play, Toddler Crafts, Crafts For Kids, Toddler Games, Recycled Crafts Kids, Toddler Busy Board, Kid Games

Fine motor Play from Recyclables - Teach Me Mommy

Make a frugal fine motor play toy from recyclables!

Free Apple Playdough Mats Free apple playodugh mat is such a fun way for toddler, preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids to practice counting and forming numbers Kindergarten Classroom, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Counting, Differentiated Kindergarten, Number Sense Kindergarten, Counting Games, Preschool Activities, Toddler Preschool, Learning Numbers Preschool

Low-Prep Play Dough Mats for Math Centers

These adorable play dough number mats are great for fine motor skills! Kids use ten-frames, counting and fine motor with these simple mats.

Playdough + potatoe masher + cookie sheet Strengthen little hands and arms by using a potato smasher! This is just 1 of the 25 occupational therapist-approved fine motor activities you can do with your child, using items from around your house! Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Sensory Activities, Toddler Activities, Sensory Rooms, Therapy Activities, Physical Activities, Sensory Tubs, Sensory Play

25 Fine Motor Activities Using Household Items

25 fine motor activities you can do with your child using materials from around your house!

Sandbox Writing Cards for Pre-Writing Free Sandbox Writing Cards for Pre-WritingFree Sandbox Writing Cards for Pre-Writing Alphabet Writing, Preschool Literacy, Pre Writing, Montessori Activities, Writing Skills, Preschool Activities, Sand Writing, Kindergarten, Toddler Learning Activities

Sandbox Writing {and free printable cards!} - Walking by the Way

Here is another pre-handwriting activity for your kiddo: Sandbox Writing. I've seen this same idea (sandbox and cards) for alphabet writing, but I wanted something for Simon to help him practice basic handwriting strokes and shapes. I created a set of 28 cards for him to use with the sandbox. You can snag your own …

Spray (bottle) painting - help strengthen grip and control while spray painting with a spray bottle! Good outside summer activity! Gross Motor Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Summer Activities, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Water Play Activities, Painting Activities, Therapy Activities, Physical Activities

Spray Painting!

You know it has been a rough summer when you are excited to go outside because it's only 90 degrees! Well today we took advantage of the "break" in the heatwave and worked on letter recognition, letter sounds, letter associations, hand grip, fine motor control, gross motor control, and following directions while we "spray painted"! We were all given spray bottles and asked to find the first letter in a given word and certain beginning letter sounds. Once we found them we got to spray paint…

cutting yarn suspended from an embroidery hoop - scissor skills Preschool Fine Motor Skills, Motor Skills Activities, Sensory Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Learning, Cutting Activities, Funky Fingers, Creative Curriculum, Early Childhood Education

Cutting yarn is a wonderful activity to build up those hand muscles used for writing...but it's so tricky for little ones to do! Suspending it from the ceiling so they can pull and cut, is a great idea!

 Maths and finger strengthening too… turn over the timer… throw the dice… build your tower using the tweezers . keep score … best of three! Early Years Maths, Early Math, Early Learning, Maths Eyfs, Preschool Activities, Numeracy, Preschool Plans, Cutting Activities, Nursery Activities

How high is your tower? Maths and finger strengthening too... turn over the timer... throw the dice... build your tower using the tweezers .. keep score ... best of three! LH

Scoop your name/lid Could put kids pics on other side of the lid for younger children. Ideas for Recycling Milk Containers from An idea on Tuesday (",) Eyfs Activities, Nursery Activities, Motor Activities, Activities For Kids, Cutting Activities, Early Childhood Activities, Playdough Activities, Physical Activities, Toddler Activities

Recycling Milk Containers

I hate throwing away plastic containers as there are so many ways to recycle them. Here are a few ways to recycle plastic milk containers. Really, the possibilities are endless and it is great for children to think of ways to recycle in all aspects of their lives. MILK CARTON POT PLANTS After putting drainage holes in the base of the container, the children drew decorations on the sides of the milk carton with permanent markers. They then added potting mix and their seeds. MILK CARTON…

Egg cartons used for sorting, fine motor, loose parts, discovery, tinker trays Reggio Emilia, Montessori Activities, Motor Activities, Preschool Activities, Play Based Learning, Early Learning, Heuristic Play, Reggio Classroom, Toddler Fun

Random Spring 2013 Snapshots

Stomping in the Mud Playgroup starts back on September 4th & 5th. We are looking forward to another year of stomping adventures...stay ...

Super cute free printable bird play dough mats for counting! Preschool Learning Activities, Kindergarten Math, Fun Math, Toddler Preschool, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Kids Learning, Shape Activities, Time Activities

Number Playdough Mats - Playdough To Plato

Free Number Playdough Mats. Number activity and fine motor practice in one.

Pasta necklaces - creative development, fine motor skills (threading), could incorporate counting and patterns. Playgroup Activities, Fun Activities For Toddlers, Valentine Activities, Work Activities, Motor Activities, Creative Activities, Nursery Activities Eyfs, Counting Activities Eyfs, Dementia Activities

Make Your Own Pasta Necklaces - alice & amelia

Why not make your own pasta necklaces! A fab activity for little ones that uses creativity and fine motor skills when painting and threading the pasta.