Here are my top 15 fine motor toys and resources that I would recommend for all parents, teachers and child-carers who are playing alongside preschool to school aged children. They are perfectly child-sized and appropriate, can be used for countless open-ended ways in play and learning activities and are just fantastic for developing those all
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Use simple, everyday materials to make a fun fine motor game for preschoolers! Set a race to fill the cups with pom poms, using only the tools provided and no hands. My kids (all ages) loved this!
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Use this super quick DIY window paint recipe to create some art and mark making on the windows. The bonus is that it is very easy to wash off again when they are finished! Great for working on a vertical plane and thus developing gross motor control and early writing and drawing skills, plus plenty
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Make a toddler motor skills activity using pattern cards to sort and drop! Early maths and fine motor skills in an easy, DIY game using recycled materials.
I covered three, empty plastic food containers with white paper
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How to make easy apple cinnamon scented sensory rice for Autumn play with preschoolers! A feast for the senses, this can be made and stored for over a year and provides lots of opportunities for open-ended play.
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