Locks & Latches Fine Motor Activity Board | Fine Motor Skills
Our Locks & Latches Fine Motor Activity Board is a free-standing activity board with a wide variety of common, day-to-day activities that require fine motor skills, finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
Homemade Toy: Pushing Puff Balls
I'm pretty sure I got this idea from Children's Learning Activities (though I can't find the exact post). ETA: Manda just referred to this activity that I couldn't find earlier on her blog. Here's the link for the original idea. It was really easy to make, just cut small holes in the lid of an old butter…
Art and Math Activities : Coin Rubbings
Art and Math Activities : Coin Rubbings With a few coins and colored pencils create this fun art-math combo activity. This is one of those indoor kids activities that is set-up free and mess-free and
I created this alphabet printable to use with our alphabet magnets. By placing this page on a cookie sheet, my toddler is able to practice matching her letters
Baby bottle painting in preschool
Celebrating "Baby Day" Earlier this year, one of our mommies had a new baby and to celebrate with our new "big brother" we had fun with "Baby Day" in our class. Here's how we celebrated We had all kinds of play going on including some baby bottle painting.
4 DIY Baby and Toddler Toys for Motor Skills - The Imagination Tree
Use recycled materials to create 4 homemade toys for babies and toddlers! They are simple to make, cost very little to put together and are great for promoting fine and gross motor skills, concentration, curiosity and cause and effect, amongst other benefits. For Christmas I made this set of 4 exploratory toys for baby Bean...Read More »
Fine Motor Color Sorting Activity for Kids - The OT Toolbox
This fine motor activity is a super easy way to learn and play for kids. We’ve done plenty of activities to work on fine motor skills in kids. This straw activity is the type that is a huge hit in our house…it’s cheap, easy, and fun! (a bonus for kids and mom!) A handful of straws and ... Read More about Fine Motor Color Sorting Activity for Kids
something new at the preschool
I finally made it!! We now have our own tapestry table at the preschool. I have long been admiring the one I first read about at Amie's Sewing School. The beautiful one she has at her school was not only...
Duck Race Fine Motor Sensory Play - Fantastic Fun & Learning
Practice fine motor skills in this quick prep duck race. It's a great sensory play activity for toddlers and preschoolers.
Stacking cups can be a great activity for many skills including motivation for gross motor skills! Visual motor skills - you can vary the size of the cups, the color of the cups or even the weight of the cups to provide different input and make it easier or more challenging grading of movements -…
Preschool center idea
I was at the dollar store looking for things to enhance the centers I have in my preschool class. I found the little butterfly clips an knew...
Easy Preschool Craft: Paper Plate Seashell — Local fun for kids
My son did this craft at school and it's one of my favorites. This activity is great for preschoolers because it's simple and allows children to sharpen their fine motor skills. You need 1) a hole puncher 2) a plain white paper plate and 3) scissors and 4) any color
Learning Letters with Pipe Cleaners | Make and Takes
Were using pipe cleaners to form learning letters today. It's the perfect activity for little ones learning the alphabet and beginning reading skills!