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PAPER PLATE to HEDGEHOG use with Jan Brett Troll stories great fine motor - scissor practice

my kids love hedgehogs [PAPER PLATE to HEDGEHOG use with Jan Brett Troll stories great fine motor - scissor practice]

6 Different Playdough Mat Ideas

Love this idea! It can be adapted to any grade level, students can demonstrate properties by making number sentences out of play dough. Or answer greater/less than questions etc. Built in manipulative for any concept.

Free Dough Mats for Counting to 10. Create flowers, apples, pears, peaches, cherries or whatever kind of tree you want while building fine-motor skills, number recognition and one-to-one correspondence.

Play dough number mats for numbers These adorable number mats are great for fine motor skills! Kids use ten-frames, counting and learn numerals and number words with these simple play dough mats.

Halloween counting idea

This is a great center activity for younger students hat need help with both math & fine motor skills. Ghost Bead Count and Lace . for math and fine motor.

Counting outdoors (",)

Outdoor Maths: Pink and Blue Milestones. Use chalk to count and sort items found outdoors.

more counting

Octopus math file folder game- match dots on tentacles to correct numbers. ARTS AND MATH!

Numération. Présentation intéressante

These play dough counting cards are great for building math skills and developing fine motor skills. We put the counting cards on a cookie sheet and the children make small play dough balls to put on the counting cards.


Math Center - Growing in Pre K. Super ideas for hands on learning with counting and numbers for Kindergarten! i want to do in my classroom

Fine motor using locks and keys.

Could also connect a bunch of locks and put all the keys on a key ring. Lots of pictures of latch, lock, etc ideas for montessori type preschool. This lock one could be made with 2 boards, some o-rings, and some locks from Dollar Store.

Patterning and fine motor

Clothespin Color Matching Strips ~ This is a great activity for eye-hand coordination … fine motor skills … and cognitive development. pattern strips and purchased color coding dots at Walmart and color clothespins.

fine motor twisting

Little boys will love the idea of working like daddy in the garage and everyone will appreciate the fine motor workout you can get from matching nuts and bolts. This idea (and several more in the same post) from Counting Coconuts.