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

40 Fine Motor Skills Activities

Here is a collection of 40 fine motor skills activities for young children that are easy to set up and promote a whole range of skills. They’re creative, open-ended, appropriate and varied with ideas for practising motor skills through art, sensory play and simple manipulative games, and there are so many to choose from!

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Baby and Toddler Sensory Play with Hair Rollers

Make a fun little sensory play activity for babies and toddlers using some coloured hair rollers in different sizes! Such a lovely, tactile exploratory experience and great for little hands to develop co-ordination and motor skills along the way.

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Play Dough Construction Site Small World Play

Make a  construction site for diggers and dumper truck imaginative play using homemade black play dough! Fantastic fun for vehicle lovers and encouraging imaginative, sensory and role play for kids, not to mention developing fine motor skills at the same time!

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Sensory Writing in Fairy Dust

Make a magical sensory tray for mark making and early writing using homemade fairy dust and exciting added extras! Such a  fun way to ignite the imagination and enthusiasm for young children as they learn their letters and sight words in a playful, hands-on way!

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