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Category: Fine Motors

Age 3+

Balancing Ornaments! AGES 3+

This game is great for hand eye coordination, cognitive skills and patience! Materials (affiliate links)Golf TeesStyrofoamOrnaments Here is a video of Kysen doing the activity! 

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Age 3+

Tube Blocks! Ages 3+

We love how open ended these tube blocks are!  Tube Blocks are great to develop your child’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills. Designed to help

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Age 3+

Christmas Patterning! AGES 3+

Clothespins are also great for strengethening fine motor muscles. Materials (affiliate links):Pine stem pipe cleanersChristmas clothespins Here is a video of Kysen doing this activity! 

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Age 3+

Letters In My Name! AGES 3+

What letters are in your name? What letters are not in your name? This activity is great for letter recognition. Especially for the letters in

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Age 2+

Sticky Spider Web! AGES 2+

We enjoyed sticking and pulling spiders on and off the spider web! This is a fun gross and fine motor game. Materials (affiliate link):Duck tapeHula

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Age 3+

Fill the Cookie Cutters! AGES 3+

Fun Halloween fine motor activity! Materials (affiliate links):Halloween Cookie CuttersPiece of cardboardHot glue gun Black beansbowlsmall spoon First hot glue your cookie cutters onto a

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Age 2+

Lids and Jars! AGES 2+

Great for math and fine motors! Opening and closing jars and containers is great for strengthening fine motor muscles. Adding lids to this loose parts

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Age 3+

Stacking Unifix Cubes! AGES 3+

Fun activity to work on number recognition, counting, one to one correspondence and fine motors! Materials (affiliate link): Unifix Cubes Paper Marker Circle Lid FREE

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Age 3+

Buttons and Mirrors! AGES 3+

What kind of design can you make? Transient art is non-permanent, constantly evolving and process orientated creativity in action. When children work on transient art

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Age 2+

Chalk Paint! AGES 2+

This is a fun process art activity. Make your own chalk paint! The colors come out very vibrant! Materials (affiliate links): Cheese Grater (I bought

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