This activity is a great way to keep kids busy - just rubber bands and a soup can from the pantry! Site also has other fine motor skills activities.
Use this Paperclip activity to encourage fine motor skills in your toddler and preschooler with free printable. Makes a great busy bag!
Household re-purpose: water balloon pump! Use big shampoo pump bottle to fill up water balloons without turning hose on and off 100 times. Just give them a big bucket of water to dip into.
Snipping & Threading Rainbow Straws Fine Motor Activity / "Finger Gym" (from Stimulating Learning with Rachel)