motor skills

Lots of lids

Offering a variety of bottles and lots of lids proves to be a challenging invitation for children to solve this puzzle.

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Torn paper strip sticky collage

Before sharing this simple torn paper strip sticky collage with the children, I told them that we needed to work on building stronger hands and fingers and one of the best ways to do that, is by tearing up some paper… To prepare for our paper strip sticky collage, Mrs. Courtney put three strips of […]

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Snowman sensory puzzle

Having fun exploring snow with this sensory based puzzle and fine motor play process!

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Magical moving dots

Create a little mouse magic with these super simple moving colors!

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Gumball fine motor skill play

Having fine motor fun and discovering the mechanics of bubble gum machines from the dollar store!

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More buttons, buttons, buttons

Working on our fine motor skills, patterning, and counting as we had more fun with bright and colorful buttons!

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Pppppp is for pumpkin painting, pouring, pounding, and playdough play

Exploring pumpkins through all kinds of play in our outdoor classroom!

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Squeezable and colorful water play

Exploring squeezable colored water play fun in preschool!

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How to play red light – green light

How to play red light – green light in preschool!

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All tied up in knots

Today we worked on tying knots in our preschool classroom! Quite a challenging process for little ones!

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Weaving up a little sunshine and a blog hop

Our preschoolers are hoping to bring in some sunshine with this simple sunshine weaving! Come on over and join in on the weather blog hop!

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This is what happens when you give a set of stickers to a set of kids

Making the rounds in social networking has been this wonderful post titled, “This is What Happens when you Give Thousands of Stickers to Thousands of Kids.” from Colossal. This post shares the wonderful artwork called, “The Obliteration Room.” If you haven’t taken a look at their sticker dot covered white room yet, it is worth […]

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DIY sewing frame for preschoolers

Working on our sewing skills with our DIY sewing frame and some yarn in preschool!

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P is for puzzle piece printing

Making puzzle prints and exploring puzzle fine motor play in preschool!

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Everyday fine motor play in preschool

Discover ways to promote fine motor development and the role fine motor skills in handwriting.

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Try the frog leap in preschool

In preschool, the frog leap is just a bit different than the old fashioned leap frog game where you jump over another person’s back… In this classroom, the teacher laminated some lili-pads on the floor for her little frogs to leap across. We have the two-footed leap… The split leap.. The full-body leap (sorry for a […]

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