Easy.. Create each child's name on computer, put inside a sheet protector....when making their name-----make first letter green..green means go.. Last letter red.. Red means stop. Provide lots of capital and lowercase letters to manipulate. Write your own name or a friends name

For special friends-- Create each child's name on computer, put inside a sheet protector.when making their name-----make first letter green.green means go. Last letter red. Red means stop. Provide lots of capital and lowercase letters to manipulate.

Cutting Paint Samples -- Great for fine motor in the #Art area and then could also be used as a sorting activity in the #Toys_and_Games area of a #Creative_Curriculum for #Preschool classroom

What a great idea! I never would have thought of this- cutting paint samples.easy way to introduce cutting on a line. Also good because they are a little firmer than plain or construction paper so it's easier to hold them with your non-cutting hand.

Literacy: Name station. Write each child's name and tape a picture to the card. Have letter tiles for the children to practice spelling their friends names as well as their own.

Literacy: Name station. Write each child's name and tape a picture to the card. Have letter tiles for the children to practice spelling their friends names as well as their own. Kids love spelling things they can identify with, like new friends' names!

Letter out of letters! Teaches letter, letter sound, fine motor skills, cutting.

Making a Letter with Letters

a fun project for kids learning the alphabet or to create the first letter of their name for upper grade art project.

Good fine motor practice...what else am I going to do with all those little stickers?!

do with names too! Decorating Sight Words with Stickers and many other Sight Word Activities from The Moffatt Girls: Level 2 Unit 1

Classificar objectes per la lletra inicial

30 Drawer Phonics box - children can go on a letter hunt add small classroom items to the drawers, or just sort the items that are there already

Pattern Play & Number Cards, 2 math activities to reinforce counting skills & visual discrimination, plus a literary component with the book Ten Black Dots // @mamamissblog

Pattern Play and Number Cards

Zahl in den Sand schreiben und belegen Pattern Play & Number Cards, 2 math activities to reinforce counting skills & visual discrimination, plus a literary component with the book Ten Black Dots //

Daily Child Sign-In...love this idea!

Daily Child Sign-In. Could have all students sign in daily to practice their handwriting or once a week.at beginning of year for morning work

Shapes popsicle sticks... Saw this thought maybe it'd be a good idea for your kids, recognition and fine motor skills! 2in1

A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from the sticks.


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Fine motor skills - kids cut through stickers while turning paper - lots of OT ideas on this site.

Kids cut through stickers to learn to turn and cut - lots of other great fine motor ideas on this site. maybe a waste of stickers but i think its an ok idea

Tips for Teaching Scissor Skills in Preschool and Kindergarten.  Develop Fine Motor Skills with Fun Activities!

Tips for Teaching Scissor Cutting Skills

Tips for Teaching Scissor Cutting Skills. Are your kids ready to cut with scissors? Learn my best tricks for helping kids in preschool or kindergarten learn how to cut and use scissors - the right way!

30 Ways to Promote Fine Motor Skills

Promote Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities

Painting with Water on a Chalkboard. Write letters in chalk and have children use a paintbrush dipped in water to "paint" over. Use different size paintbrushes to adapt for fine motor skills work.

ABC in shoe boxes! What a simple but get incentive for children to explore and sort sounds into boxes.

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Alphabet museum: Inspired by Montessori alphabet boxes. Imagine the buzz when your students come into the classroomroom and discover a new item in the museum, or two items that have switched places overnight . excitement in learning!

Developmental Activity

Use recycled paper from the teachers. Cutting station - work on scissor skills and fine motor skills. Perfect way to contain the mess too! love this from j.m @ No Time For Flash Cards

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