Use a jump rope to teach tying shoe laces...it's bigger, so it's easier to grasp the concept (gross motor supports fine motor).

Use a jump rope to teach tying shoe laces.it's bigger, so it's easier to grasp the concept (gross motor supports fine motor)! One of my favorite ways to teach shoe tying!

Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.

Balloon Tennis Indoor Gross Motor Play Activity

Indoor recess: Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.

Fine motor and matching

Letter matching on paper towel tubes with stickers. Fine motor control and letter recognition activity good for a busy bag or road trip.

Valentine fine motor activity - these free heart cutting templates are a great way to motivate kids to work on fine motor skills and scissor skills

Valentine's Day Activity: Heart Fine Motor Practice [Free Printable

Valentine activities: Valentine fine motor activity - these free heart cutting templates are a great way to motivate kids to work on fine motor skills and scissor skills

Mark making dice. Roll the dice and copy the pattern. Adapt this for writing numbers by inserting numbers, or use for games with pictures of Numicon plates.

Roll the dice and copy the pattern. Adapt this for writing numbers by inserting numbers, or use for games with pictures of Numicon plates.

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:)

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:) Number Recognition Activity - You could use this to practice number recognition and also number bonds. Find OR find 4 + 4

Fine Motor Sewing - Paper Plate

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.

So simple. Great for fine motor! Draw around the obstacles

DES VAGUES DES VAGUES - Le tour de ma classe

So simple. Great for fine motor! Draw around the obstacles. Use natural objects instead of plastic: acorns, pods, pine cones, etc.

Ten crazy things to print with! An easy art activity for kids!

Ten Crazy Things to Print With

Not sure about painting with a battery, but several other of these things would be easy in a preschool classroom! Ten crazy things to print with! An easy art activity for kids!

Make fishing boats out of cardboard boxes, lay down a blue tarp to make it look like water, use a sand bucket to put the fish in and use those play fishing poles with fish that you get in any toy section at any large super store

Ocean themed classroom examples to do at school to help students explore life under the sea

Magnet fishing - this activity will teach fine motor skills, patience and the ability to learn numbers and letters. Enjoy!

Magnetic number fishing, they add what they catch! As well as addition, develops hand/eye coordination, fine motor--I love this for magnetic letter fishing too! When they catch a letter, they say its name and sound.

Using thin paint brushes to decorate pasta shells.

Using thin paint brushes to decorate pasta shells. EYFS Not quite sure how to display these

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