Set up a simple fine motor activity to work on letter recognition. This letter matching activity can be set up various ways depending on your child's skill level: alphabetical order, uppercase/ lowercase letter recognition, sequencing, etc!
Matching nuts and bolts, fine motor skills, working with tools
Finger Gym with washers and marbles fine motor skills. To be used for phonemic awareness assessments...
Placing marbles on an upturned bath mat - rockmyclassroom.com
Fine motor activity- balancing marbles on golf tees! Children loved it!
Peg the amount onto the card. Free printable from http://www.tipsfromatypicalmomblog.com/2013/08/teach-kids-numbers-free-printable.html
Updated Investigation Area - shells from the beach
Peg board fine motor control.
Peg finger gym. Lots of our nursery children need to work those pincer muscles! Lots of maths in this activity too!
Therapists can use tongs to have children work on various grasps such as pincer, three-jaw chuck, and a tripod grasp to pick up objects and place the objects into a container.
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Funky fingers and initial sound sorting. More phonics ideas in my blog post http://rockmyclassroom.com/2014/11/15/a-typical-phonics-lesson/
Using loom bands on the geoboards to strengthen fine motor skills from Tishy Lishy
Thread the pipe cleaners
Pom Pom sorting with differentiated tools
Wrap a stick
Finger Gym - cutting skills
Mr Potato Head Finger Gym challenge
finger gym eyfs - Google Search