Straws and Matchsticks Fine Motor Activity

Set up a fun fine motor activity for preschoolers using play dough, matchsticks and cut paper straws! Simple, engaging maths and physical play for little ones, which is so easy to set up and clear away.

Fine motor fun with cut straws

I set out an Invitation to Play on

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Cardboard Beads Threading Activity for Toddlers

Set up a threading activity for toddlers using DIY cardboard tube beads and pipe cleaners, for fine motor   and mathematical skills, and plenty of playful fun!

Toddler threading beads fine motor activity

When we finished playing with the Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop game that we made recently,

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Threading Beads Alphabet Activity

Use some pipe cleaners and threading beads as a fun, multi-sensory and kinaesthetic way to learn letters of the alphabet and literally feel the way that they are formed with your fingertips! This is a lovely pre-writing and reading activity for pre-schoolers and older children who need to practise their fine motor skill coordination too.Continue reading Threading Beads Alphabet Activity

Yarn and Bead Christmas Tree Craft

Set up a little invitation to create yarn wrapped christmas trees as a lovely festive craft with added fine motor skills benefits!Invitation to create yarn and bead wrapped Christmas trees

I set out a christmas craft activity for the kids using painted christmas tree shapes, cut from

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White Clay Snowflake Ornaments

Make some gorgeous snowflake ornaments using easy homemade white clay! With some glitter and clear beads for extra sparkle these look so pretty on the tree and make a lovely hand-made gift for friends and relatives.White clay snowflake ornaments

Last year we tried out a new white clay recipe for making

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