Button Sorting Cups (and link to other color sorting games) - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition!
Fine Motor Skills - DIY Cutting Station
Cutting station - work on scissor skills and fine motor skills. Perfect way to contain the mess too!m @ No Time For Flash Cards
Carrera zigzag / ZIG ZAG Race for practicing fine motor control
Color matching toy made from recycled pringles box punch hole on the lid and colour code it. Use variety of colored pipe cleaner to play the "Match the Color" game.
Art Dice with lines- the kids draw the lines that they roll! Great for handwriting skills or art game-start picture with the shape(s) you roll.
Using Pipe Cleaners for Fine Motor Development
A box with holes and pipe cleaners - fine motor skills activities for toddlers and preschoolers
Winter time large motor play for the preschool classroom
Weaving through a rainbow- Fun activity that encourages balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness. Teacher read “A Rainbow of My Own” by Don Freeman to go with the activity. Great pic as well, can be a group activity
Rosemary, tomato leaves, sage and lavender to practice scissor skills - a better idea than using paper that then has to be recycled or worked into a project
2 Simple Tape Activities: What to Do with Just Some Lines of Tape
Two Tape Activities for Kids - walk the line and blow the pom pom! Great for working on balance skills, oral motor skills and lots of fun and laughter
Great for mathematical development: Take Aim! I would stick or write the numbers on a wall and then use a wet sponge to throw at the numbers.
Cut tree limb to where it will lay flat. Add nails in design or however.these could make some fascinating art Beautiful DIY geo-boards shared by Explorations Early Learning (",)
Slime Ribbons Scissors Activity
Slime Ribbons Scissors Activity for fun preschool sensory processing - also for fine motor development and practicing scissor skills
Tough spot weaving- develops gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, pattern creation, concentration skills
Dough area at Early Excellence; would love to do this next to a clay table, with realistic clay tools AND dough tools.
Reggio Inspired Fine Motor Threading
Create a Reggio Emilia inspired threading activity with play dough and natural objects to encourage children's dexterity and fine motor skills.