Fine Motor Skills
Cutting Practice for Preschoolers with Free Printable Version
Make cutting practice for preschoolers fun with this activity! Kids will cut away the top layer of paper to reveal a picture underneath!
Rainbow Pasta Recipe – A Vibrant Way to Eat
This rainbow pasta recipe is so fun to do with kids! It takes making homemade pasta to the next level with all the vibrant colors!
Life Skill Activity for Toddlers – DIY Zipper Board
This DIY zipper board is an easy-to-make life skill activity for toddlers. It’s such a fun way for kids to learn how to zip up and down!
DIY Toddler Activity – Make a Caterpillar Puzzle with Pouch Tops
This is one adorable DIY toddler activity! Help your little one learn colors and strengthen fine motor skills with this pouch top caterpillar!
Simple Subtraction Worksheets for Kids – Fun and Free!
Kids can learn simple subtraction with these free worksheets. They are silly, fun, and hands-on way to learn this important math skill!
Scented Play Dough – How to Make Rose Swirls
This rose scented play dough recipe smells divine! It is a fun activity to do around Valentine’s Day and also make great gifts!
Color Matching Activity – Make Your Own Sorting Game
Make your own color matching activity out of paper tubes and pom poms. This is a fun way to play with color recognition and fine motor skills!
Aladdin Party Idea – How to Make a Themed Play Dough Kit
This Aladdin party idea will be a hit with the kids! It is such a fun activity to play with and also makes a great homemade gift!
Peppa Pig Activity – Make This Adorable Play Dough Kit
Looking for a Peppa Pig activity? This DIY play dough kit is adorable, so easy to make, and can be played with time and time again!
Toddler Fun – Cut Paper Tubes to Strengthen Hand Eye Coordination
This stacking game made out of recycled paper tubes is toddler fun at its best! Super easy to set up and great for hand-eye coordination!
Christmas Cutting Activity – Free Printable Trim Santa’s Beard
This Christmas Cutting activity is such a fun way to strengthen scissor skills! Get the free printable worksheet to trim Santa’s beard!
Christmas Sensory Activity – How to Make Candy Cane Oobleck
Candy Cane Oobleck is such a fun Christmas sensory activity. Plus, add tongs to pick out candy canes to strengthen hand muscles!
Counting Numbers 1 to 10, Awesome Dot the Animal
This free printable is all about giving animals their dots back! It’s a great way to strengthen counting numbers 1 to 10 & fine motor skills!
Fun for Toddlers – Color Sort Game with Big Buttons
This easy-to-set-up button color sorting activity is fun for toddlers! A great way to learn colors while strengthening fine motor skills!
Play Dough Gift – Easily Assemble a Fun Princess Kit
Kids can enjoy not one, but so many princesses in this fun kit! These boxes are easy to assemble and make such great play dough gifts!
Beads Activity – Fun with Play Dough and Spaghetti
The kids are going to love this beads activity! Thread the beads onto spaghetti stuck inside play dough to help strengthen fine motor skills!
Practical Life Skills – DIY Learning Board
Buckling, zipping, tying: these are all practical life skills that take time and practice! This DIY board is a fun way to help kids learn!
Rainbow Activity – Easy Set Up for Learning Colors
This Rainbow Activity is super simple to set up! Use dot stickers on cardboard or grab our free dot-the-rainbow printable worksheet!
Frozen Play Doh – Make Your Own Kit
This Frozen Play Doh Kit is easy to create and assemble. It makes the perfect homemade gift for a Frozen fan too!
Thanksgiving Activity for Toddlers – Easy Feather Poke
This Thanksgiving activity for toddlers is all about giving the turkey’s its feathers back! It’s an easy set-up to work on fine motor skills!
Autumn Activity for Preschool – Easy Pine Cone Pom Pom
This autumn activity for preschool using pine cones & pom poms is a great way to use an ordinary object for strengthening fine motor skills!
Jelly Sensory Play – Make a Zombie Brain with Bugs
This jelly sensory play is all about making an ooey gooey zombie brain that is full of creepy critters! Find out how to make it too!
Spider Handprint Craft – Fantastic for the Spooky Season
This spider handprint craft is such a fun and spooky keepsake! The materials are simple and the multi-step instructions keep kids engaged!
Make Oobleck with a Pumpkin Autumn Twist
This oobleck activity is a fun sensory play for Fall! Kids will enjoy tapping into their inner chef to make pumpkin spice oobleck soup!
Q-Tip Skeleton Craft with Easy Play Dough Recipe
This Q-Tip skeleton craft is where sensory play and anatomy collide! Cotton swab bones and DIY black play dough combine to look like x-rays!
Messy Play for Toddlers – Make a Pudding Sensory Bin
Messy play for toddlers is the ultimate sensory experience. This pumpkin patch pudding activity is great way to explore all of the 5 senses!
Skeleton Printable Activity – Unique Puzzle Using Cotton Swabs
This skeleton printable activity, is a unique way to play and learn using cotton swabs as puzzle pieces! Find out how easy it is to set up!
Halloween Activity for Toddlers – Make a Shape Sorter
This pumpkin shape sorter is a fun Halloween activity for toddlers! It is where crafting, playing, and learning collide with a pumpkin twist!
5 Senses Activity – How to Make a Puzzle for Kids
This 5 senses activity is a fun way for kids to learn about the sense of smell, taste, sight, hearing, and touch with a DIY puzzle.
Color Recognition Game – Super Easy to Set Up!
This color recognition game is where color matching & fine motor skills collide! It is super easy to set up and only uses 3 simple supplies!
Letter Recognition Activity – DIY Game to Learn the ABCs
This DIY letter recognition activity is where learning the ABCs & cutting skills collide! Pick the alphabet fruit and match it to the basket!
Shaving Cream Slime Recipe – How to Make Fluffy Slime
This shaving cream slime recipe makes vibrantly colored fluffy slime! It is super simple to make and has the coolest texture!
Wreath Craft – Genius Re-Use of Old, Colorful Magazines
This wreath craft is a fun way for kids to create festive door decor using simple supplies – just cardboard, glue, and old magazines!
Magnetic Tile Toys – Unique Build-a-Robot Activity
Magnetic tile toys are so versatile! Take a break from building castles, and build-a-robot using screws, nuts, and bolts for loose parts!
Fall Activity for Toddlers – Easy Autumn Sensory Bin
This Fall activity for toddlers is a fun way to enjoy all things Autumn! This set up is great for sensory play and fine motor skills!
Birthday Play Dough Kit – Easy Party in a Box!
This birthday play dough kit is so much fun! Assemble it once, and then use the loose parts to make cupcakes time and time again!
How to Make Mud for Play – Taste Safe Oobleck
This taste-safe recipe is a fun sensory play activity for young kids. Learn how to make mud for play using 3 simple ingredients!
Food Activity for Kids – The Real Life Mr. Potato Head
This food activity for kids is a great way to expose children to fruits and veggies while constructing a real life Mr. Potato Head!
Making Play Dough into Beautiful Rainbow Swirls
Making play dough with our simple recipe is so easy and fast! Take it one step further by transforming it into beautiful rainbow swirls!
Fall Leaf Craft – From Green to Beautiful Autumn Colors
This Fall leaf craft is such a fun way to discover the beautiful colors of Autumn! Transform a green leaf into a Fall leaf scratch off style!
Sensory Sand – Easy to Make and Taste Safe!
This sensory sand recipe is made with just a few taste-safe ingredients including stale cereal! It’s moldable and crumbly, but not sticky!
Hand and Eye Coordination – Easy Feed the Baby Game
This Feed the Baby activity is a fun and silly way for the kids to strengthen their hand and eye coordination and fine motor skills!
Rock Artwork – Beautiful Way to Use Sticks and Stones!
Nature can make the most beautiful masterpieces! Here’s one way to make Rock Art using sticks, stones, and other nature from the backyard!
Painting with a Spray Bottle – Vibrant Process Art for Kids
Painting with a spray bottle is such a fun and vibrant way to create process art while strengthening important fine motor skills!
Preschool Insect Activity – Fun Sensory Kit They’ll Love
Where sensory and imaginative play collide! This insect preschool activity is a fun way to get hands on while learning all about bugs!
Teaching Colors to Toddlers – Make Cotton Vibrant
Teaching colors to toddlers has never been more fun with this color matching worksheet that makes ordinary cotton pads turn vibrant!
Cutting Skills – Silly Pet Salon for Strong Hand Muscles
Strengthen cutting skills while giving your kids their dream “job” with this fun pet salon activity! Best part? It’s made up of recyclables!
Ocean Activity in a Fun-Filled Play Dough Kit
Explore the deep blue sea and all of its creatures with this fun ocean activity play dough kit. Includes all the details on kit items!
Sand Play Dough – Exciting Ocean Sensory Activity
A tiny bit of sand and a few simple ingredients create this easy no-bake sand play dough recipe for a fun textured-filled sensory experience!
How to Make a Maze with Natural Materials
All you need to know about how to make a maze using natural materials. A fun way to not only get kids outside, but also have them crafting!
Teaching Toddlers Colors – Fireworks Inspired Activity
This fireworks inspired activity is great for teaching toddlers colors. Perfect for Independence Day and New Year’s Eve celebrations!
Easy to Make Play Dough – No Cook Recipe
With just a handful of simple ingredients, this easy to make play dough recipe is a fast, no-cook way to make the ultimate sensory base!
Number Recognition Game – Feed Cookie Monster
Make your own Feed the Cookie Monster game. It is super budget friendly and teaches number recognition while strengthening fine motor skills.
Splatter Paint Art – Fun Painting Idea for Kids!
Splatter paint art is a fun way to express yourself artistically! Here are some tips on making the most of this messy yet awesome activity!
Color Matching Game – Cotton Swab Rainbow
This vibrant color matching game using cotton swabs is a fun way to learn the colors of the rainbow while strengthening fine motor skills!
Blooming Paper Flower Experiment
This blooming paper flower experiment is magical! Grab our free printable with flowers you can cut out in different shapes and colors!
DIY Stress Toy – Super Fun Squishy Ball
Does your kiddo love squishy and stretchy toys?! This DIY stress toy is super easy to make and is a budget-friendly way to get out that urge to squish!
Alphabet Learning – DIY Matching Game with Coins
Make alphabet learning fun with this Alphabet Coin game! It’s the perfect way to combine ABC learning with fine motor skills, too!
Water Beads Guide – Everything You Need To Know
This is everything you ever needed to know about water beads. Learn how to make them, how to store them, and how to dispose of them.
Easy Activity for Toddlers – Paper Tube Pom Pom Run
Are you on the hunt for an easy activity for toddlers? This activity is all about color recognition and strengthening fine motor skills!
Rainbow Science Experiment – Fizzy Frozen Cubes
This rainbow science experiment is a colorful way to explore chemical reactions! Plus, all you need are some common household items!
Bubble Slime – How to Make Slime That Pops!
Bubble slime is slime you can pop! With only just a few ingredients, whipping up a batch is so simple and oh so entertaining to play with!
Earth Day Craft for Kids – Earth Collage
This Earth Day craft for kids is a super fun way to celebrate our planet! Even the youngest of kids can enjoy making this fun collage.
Tracing Activity – Printable Pre-Writing Cards
Here is a fun tracing activity for preschoolers and toddlers! They are easy to print and a great way to prepare young kids for writing!
Fine Motor Skills – Why Are They Important?
What are fine motor skills? In this article you will find out why they are essential and ways we can help strengthen them in young kids!
Dinosaur Activity – Fun Peg-osaurus!
This dinosaur activity using pegs is a fun way to strengthen fine motor skills while learning colors and counting.
Pre-Writing Activity – DIY Tracing Board
This pre-writing activity is a budget friendly way to practice drawing lines. Bonus points for being able to use it over and over again!
Hand-Eye Coordination Game – Hatch the Egg
This hand-eye coordination game is so much fun for toddlers! They will love cracking some leftover eggshells to help the chick hatch!
Fine Motor Activity for Toddlers – Poke the Porcupine
This fine motor activity for toddlers is a fun way to strengthen pincer grasp, hand eye coordination, and more! Plus, get the free printable!
Fine Motor Skills Development – Fill Up the Bottle
Filling up a recycled bottle with pasta is great for fine motor skills development! Bonus points for adding a color recognition game!
St. Patrick’s Day Printable Worksheets
Trim the leprechaun’s beard and 20 other free St. Patrick’s Day printable activities! Also includes pages for alphabet, writing, math & more!
Color Sorting – Paper Clip Sticky Wall
Where color sorting meets fine motor skills! Turn a part of your wall into a place for your toddler to stick and sort colorful paper clips.