Top 15 Fine Motor Toys and Resources

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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Star Dust Sensory Writing Tray

Make a star dust sensory writing tray to create a magical and exciting early writing experience for young children! Much easier than using a pencil, it also enhances fine motor development and is a great sensory-rich experience to add to the playful literacy repertoire!Sensory writing in magical star dust!Continue reading Star Dust Sensory Writing Tray

Matching Alphabet Beans Literacy Game

Make an alphabet beans literacy game and an ongoing resource to use in lots of activities together!Alphabet Beans matching game literacy activity

 

Using some ordinary, dry butter beans (sold in the bag at the supermarket), I wrote on the letters of the alphabet using a black

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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

Library Role Play Area

Set up a little library role play area in your home or classroom for encouraging emergent, meaningful literacy experiences for young children.

Library role play for early literacy

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