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!
Finger Gym activity. My TA did this one!
Placing marbles on an upturned bath mat - rockmyclassroom.com
thread objects on a skewer DOUGH GYM
My new funky fingers table
Numicon & aqua beads on rockmyclassroom.com
Funky fingers and initial sound sorting. More phonics ideas in my blog post http://rockmyclassroom.com/2014/11/15/a-typical-phonics-lesson/
Cutting skills at the finger gym this week: paint colour samples for practising straight lines and cutting box to practise zig zags and curves. Selection of scissors available.
Take turns to roll the dice and put the correct number of baubles onto the tree using the tweezers. EYFS
Peg the amount onto the card. Free printable from http://www.tipsfromatypicalmomblog.com/2013/08/teach-kids-numbers-free-printable.html
Thread the pipe cleaners
Using loom bands on the geoboards to strengthen fine motor skills from Tishy Lishy
Wrap a stick
finger gym activity- great idea to put in your classroom and could be used…
Fine motor sticky dot fun... from Rachel (",)
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Phonic Finger Gym - matching CVC words with their picture plus some fine motor control built in. so smart!