Tweezing spiders (feeding the frog). I saw this idea featured at Living Montessori Now Leap Year activities post from The Preschool Experiment (she has such a great Pond unit post). This is an empty parmesan cheese container. I glued two green pom-poms, two googly eyes and a piece of red felt.
DIY Montessori Fine Motor Activities
DIY Fine Motor Montessori Activities - Low to No Cost (Racheous - Loveable Learning)
CD weaving - perfect for my kadinsky Art after school club!
Rosemary, tomato leaves, sage and lavender to practice scissor skills
Spectacular CD Weaving Projects
Get rid of old CDs with Spectacular CD Weaving. These crafts for kids are easy, but look how amazing they look!!
Scissor cutting bin of different patterns for the students to cut out.
Placing marbles on an upturned bath mat - rockmyclassroom.com
Fine motor activity- balancing marbles on golf tees! Children loved it!
Dots, Spots & Circles
Fine motor sticky dot fun... from Rachel (",)
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.
Montessori Monday – Activities with Marbles and Golf Tees from Montessori at Home!
Nice Montessori idea- could also set up a tray where she hammers the golf tees into the foam
thread objects on a skewer DOUGH GYM
My placement school adopts a funky fingers, fancy feet scheme for fine motor skills. Each morning the children come in and do a fine or gross motor skill activity for the first fifteen minutes. Here are some of my own creations, inspired by this mindset. Using all five fingers to stretch thin bobbles onto an upturned cup has become a firm favourite with the children. They love to see how much work they have done as the cup fills up with rainbow colours really motivates the children.
My placement school adopts a funky fingers, fancy feet scheme for fine motor skills. Each morning the children come in and do a fine or gross motor skill activity for the first fifteen minutes. Here are some of my own creations, inspired by this mindset. Threading cut up straws onto thinner straws is a challenge for some children which they have really enjoyed.
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.