35 simple & engaging fine motor activities for kids; lots of fun ideas that can be set up in seconds!

A TON of ideas :)) 35 simple & engaging fine motor activities for kids; lots of fun ideas that can be set up in seconds!

How to teach correct pencil grip - with the fun alligator trick! | Sight and Sound Reading

How to hold a pencil: The Alligator Trick

How to teach correct pencil grip - with the fun alligator trick! Good advice for me to use with my kindergartener & for her little red headed sisters!

Fine motor skills need practice and learning numbers takes practice, so voila. I made some number lacing cards for my little guy. You can download a PDF of these free 0-10 Lacing Cards from Google Drive here. I printed ours on heavyweight cardstock...

Printable Lacing Cards: Numbers 0-10 (Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational)

Sorting & fine motor

The Imagination Tree: Count and Sort Posting Box Maths Game. Great idea for toddlers.

Making Faces. Loose parts in the finger gym.

Provide children with large cork circles and baskets of looseparts. Another fun twist would be to use mirrors or metal trays instead of cork circles.

What would it be like to milk a cow? How long do I have to milk her to get just one small glass of milk? {Try it out with this activity using rubber gloves to simulate udders. Lots of hands-on fun for your tactile, kinesthetic learners!}

Milking a cow at the water table! Remember this for next year's Unit Learn + Play = Pre K: It's Farm Week in Preschool!

Using wheat hoops to fill in the Numicon spaces- helps support understanding of conservation of number.

Using wheat hoops to fill in the Numicon spaces- helps support understanding of conservation of number. (Please be aware may cause an allergic reaction for those with nut allergies)

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