Category: Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skill activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.

Christmas Patterning Activity

This Christmas patterning activity is one of many pattern pin sets that we use in our classrooms. Pattern pins are easy to make, inexpensive, hands-on learning tools. Plus, they are super cute, the kids love them, and they work those…

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The Gingerbread Man Craft

As a parent and a teacher, it’s always been fun and important for me to introduce ALL of my children to what I loved and adored, and learned from when I was young. So every holiday season, I bring out…

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Christmas Math and Literacy Activities

Ho! Ho! Ho! This Christmas Math and Literacy Activities pack is sure to make the season a little brighter. It contains 10 worksheets and 7 learning center activities that strengthen the following skills: – Counting – One-to-one correspondence – Classification…

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Feed the Squirrels Counting Activity

Every year I like to take my class out for a nature walk to observe the signs of fall. On these walks, we often come across a busy squirrel or two. This provides the perfect teaching opportunity about why squirrels gather and…

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Spooky Halloween Sensory Bin

spooky halloween sensory bin

This Halloween sensory bin is made of just a little bit of spooky and a whole lot of fun! Children learn best by using their senses. Tubs filled with a variety of substances and materials enable young ones to use…

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Popcorn Fall Tree Craft

Everybody loves the beauty of fall leaves. Happily, there are many wonderful books written on this subject for preschoolers. One of my favorites is Mouse’s First Fall by Lauren Thompson. The story tells of Mouse and his sister Minka’s journey…

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Free Apple Tracing Sheets

These worms are hungry and need help getting to their apples. These free apple tracing sheets make fine motor practice fun! This packet includes 5 skills sheets: – Straight lines worksheet (1) – Big hills worksheet (1) – Small hills…

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DIY Art Center Yarn Cans

I put together these cute yarn cans for my self-help art shelf. They are easy to make and keep the yarn contained and neat. I used plastic mason jars, but any plastic container with a lid will do. Simply fill…

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