Learning basic sewing with a polystyrene plate, yarn, + plastic needle. I remember doing this with craft mesh when I was a kid and then graduating to sewing buttons by hand onto little pillows and pockets.
This would make a great activity for carnival games- Spooning Marbles = fine motor activity to promote fine motor skill development & eye-hand coordination - from 30 Kids Activities & Materials for Promoting Fine Motor Skills
I love these adorable quirky paper puppets - with mouthes that open and close with a clothespin! Love this unique, easy clothespin craft for kids (or adults). It includes a free printable for the faces, which you can then color in, and add yarn and googly