Fine Motor Skills

The development of fine motor skills is an important part of early learning and there are many ways to promote fine motor skills through fun, playful, and interesting hands on activities. If you would like to learn more about Fine Motor Play then read this post: Every Day Fine Motor Play! 

See the fine motor posts I have shared below...

Cotton ball color mixing!

A wonderful way to explore color and build fine motor skills in your preschool classroom! If you haven’t ever tried cotton ball color mixing with your students, then let me

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Read and then press here!

The children’s book “Press Here” by Herve’ Tullet is always a favorite in our classroom and I love it because there are just so many ways we can expand the book all throughout the classroom.

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Simple sewing jars

We have been introducing several types of sewing processes into the mix of things we do in our classroom and these simple sewing jars have been a nice way to

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Fun props for playdough

Adding props to playdough is just one more way to invite new interest in the playdough experience. Come and see a few of our props that we add to our playdough throughout the school year!

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The magic of tape

Somewhere towards the middle of the school year, I put all of our colored tape on a paper roll holder for our preschool class to use for a project that I can’t even remember. I hadn’t intended to keep the tape on the holder but my students used the tape every day in all different kinds of ways so when you have such interest, you stick with it…

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