Tag - fine motor activities

Candy Cane Play Dough

No Bake Candy Cane Playdough Making, instead of buying, homemade playdough gives you the chance to infuse it with a wide variety of colors and scents. Not to mention the ingredients in homemade playdough are much safer than what can typically be bought in the store. Microwave Peppermint Playdough This Microwave Peppermint Playdough is a fun and festive treat for the holidays that your kids will love!  You can also make this on the stovetop but I...

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Christmas Symbols Tracing Worksheets

Learning about the symbols of Christmas is fun and exciting for children of all ages. Students might wonder why we use certain colors, shapes, or decorations around the holidays. Planning a Symbols of Christmas unit in your preschool classroom is a fantastic theme that will add some holiday fun to your lessons. We have some great fine motor worksheets to help with your learning centers. This set includes nine different Christmas symbols for...

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Fine Motor Activities with Pom-Poms

Have you ever pondered -- what can I possibly pursue with Pom Poms? I'm so glad you asked, my friend! There are so so many activities to plug in using Pom-Poms. And, many Pom-Pom crafts are a perfect solution to encourage fine motor skills. But, before we cheer for Pom Poms -- what materials are Pom Poms made out of? Some materials can be made out of cotton, acrylic, wool, plastic, paper and thread. And, they...

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Fine and Gross Motor Skills

If you're a preschool mom, most likely at some point, you've heard of the term 'fine motor skills'. Fine motor skills are weaker in young children and need a little practice to get them strong and robust. However, let's discuss both fine and gross motor skills that are critical to a child's development during the younger years. What are Fine Motor Skills? You may ask --what are fine motor skills? Fine motor skills are basically small movements...

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Fine Motor Skills for Preschoolers

Monthly Fine Motor Activity Packs Preschool is a wonderful time to try out monthly themes in your classroom! Whether you are homeschooling your own child, or teaching a classroom of twenty students, covering holidays and seasons is a great way to boost engagement. I don't know about you, but the practicality of implementing seasonal themes has always been one of the biggest stumbling blocks for me. Too many hours spent scouring Pinterest...

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Fine Motor Skills Examples

Strengthening fine motor skills in preschoolers is key to healthy development. While some of these necessary skills are passive, others are more active. So, let's talk about fine motor skills examples you can activate today in your preschooler's daily activities! What are Fine Motor Skills But, before we begin, you may wonder -- what are Fine Motor Skills? The Fine Motor Skills definition is the coordination of small muscles movement involving the synchronization of...

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