Fine Motor Skills

Working on weaving in preschool
I have learned so much from others since I started Teach Preschool. I am always amazing at the creativity of all the other bloggers out there and...
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Wonderful weaving tool and process for preschool

A new find at the Dollar store led to a wonderful weaving process for preschoolers.

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Wonderful watermelons

We spent the morning reading about watermelons, tasting and creating watermelons in our preschool classroom!

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We explored mitten weaving in preschool

Exploring the process of mitten weaving and extending our understanding of where mittens come from.

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Valentine lacing cards

Lacing cards are a fun and simple way to build fine motors in preschool-aged children, especially when they are holiday themed.

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Upside down, wacky weaving

Reading Dr. Seuss “Wacky Wednesday” and exploring wacky weaving in the preschool classroom.

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Tracing letters, numbers, and shapes on the flannel board
This idea may look very simple, and it is, but it has been one of the best tools for giving my students a little practice in tracing letters or...
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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...
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Tools to promote fine motor skills in preschool
This may just look like an empty blue ice tray but if you stop and think about how it can be used to promote fine motor skills or sorting skills...
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Three fun ways to brush, brush, brush the teeth!
In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, we spent the morning brushing teeth all around the classroom which meant we had...
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