Improving Fine Motor Skills At Home

Improving Fine Motor Skills At Home

Well developed fine motor skills are essential for everyday tasks from tying shoelaces to writing legibly. Here are a few activities to promote fine motor skills at home with common toys and household items.

  • Hunt for small objects hidden in putty or play dough.
  • Put toothpicks through holes in a colander.
  • Flip coins from heads to tails.
  • Pick up matchbox cars with kitchen tongs.
  • Make a macaroni necklace.

How are you helping your kids to develop their fine motor skills?

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