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Fine Motor Skills Activities

These fine motor skill activities are a great help when it comes to developing your child's writing. These activites focus on motor skill development by improving the muscles in the fingers and hands, strengthening hand grip, and developing wrist movement. By doing all of those things, your child will be better prepared to hold a pencil for long periods of time, and learn to write with strong and controlled muscles. These fine motor skills activities include art projects like painting and tissue paper bouquets, to science projects like silly putty, and even to games like water relay! Your kids are sure to have a blast with these activities, and will be developing important skills without even knowing it.

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If your kid likes to color, you probably know all too well that crayons go quickly. Put those crayon stubs to use by creating colorful ironed wax paper art!
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
Create a glamorous yet easy-to-store puppet stage for your preschooler or pre-kindergartener!
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
Help your kindergartener pick up spelling, alphabetical order, sight word practice, and reading fast with just simple clothespins and paintsticks.
Fine Motor Skills
Kindergarten
Make corn kernel necklaces this fall and help build your child's hand-eye coordination along with her fine motor skills.
Fine Motor Skills
First Grade
Your preschooler will have a great time painting on a foil background to create a stunning, shiny work of art!
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
Here's a fun activity that will help your child learn to cut on a line, practice fine motor control, and create a beautiful garland, too.
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
This nature craft is a great way for your child to learn about the fall season and make a festive decoration to display in your home.
Fine Motor Skills
Kindergarten
Encourage your preschooler's creativity with this exciting art project! Every 'scratch art' drawing is unique and colorful!
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
Does your child have trouble holding a pencil? Is writing an excruciating task?  The key is to build up those hand muscles! This water relay race can help.
Fine Motor Skills
Kindergarten
While building his own croquet set, your kindergartener will use both his math an fine motor skills and as he plays he'll improve his hand-eye coordination.
Fine Motor Skills
Kindergarten
Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! Use rice to make pictures.
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
Develop your kindergartener's fine motor skills while tracing shadows on a sunny day with this fun kindergarten activity.
Fine Motor Skills
Kindergarten
Introduce your preschooler to patterns in this arts and craft activity that uses household materials to create and paint scratch prints.
Fine Motor Skills
Preschool
This craft is an excellent way to learn about African-American history, and it also provides fine motor practice.
Fine Motor Skills
Kindergarten

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