Fine Motor Fun for Pre-Writers

Give your preschooler's fine motor skills a workout with this collection of worksheets, focusing on core pre-writing skills such as cutting, tracing and writing the alphabet.

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Prewriting Skills: Horizontal Lines

By tracing the horizontal lines on this prekindergarten writing worksheet, kids strengthen the fine motor skills needed to form letters such as "E" and "H."
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A is for Apple! Practice Writing the Letter A

With this worksheet, your child will get great fine motor practice by coloring in the apples, tracing the letter A and then writing some A's on her own.
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Prewriting Skills: Circles

By tracing the circles and bubbles on this writing worksheet, kids strengthen the fine motor skills needed to form rounded letters such as "O."
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Cutting: Snake Spiral

Kids color and cut out a spiral snake, exercising their fine motor skills on this prekindergarten arts and crafts and coloring worksheet.
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Trace and Write the Letter B

Barn, bell, and balloon all begin with B! On this prekindergarten writing worksheet, kids trace B and write the letter next to pictures that begin with B.
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Prewriting Skills: Diagonal Lines 2

The snake is missing his stripes, and he needs your child's help to get them back! Your child will trace the stripes, and strengthen fine motor skills.
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What Doesn't Belong at School?

Backpack, ice cream cone, pencil, scissors: One of these objects is not an essential school item. Preschoolers identify the object that does not belong.
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Sort the Shirts

Each T-shirt on this preschool worksheet has an identical match. Kids focus on the details of the shirts to make matches.
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Cutting Wavy Lines: Oliver the Octopus

Kids completing this prekindergarten math and arts and crafts worksheet cut out wavy lines to make tentacles, then glue the tentacles on an octopus.
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Get Ready for Reading: All About the Letter C

Help your preschooler get a head start on reading with this colorful alphabet worksheet all about the letter C.
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