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From holding a pencil to turning the pages in a book, kids use their fine motor skills everyday as they are learning to read and write. The development of the small muscles in the hands and fingers in coordination with the eyes is important in not only children’s learning but also in their everyday life.

Interactive, hands-on activities are a fun way for kids to develop their fine motor skills. From clip cards to play dough, there are many tools and resources that you can use to help your children strengthen their hand muscle strength, hand and eye coordination, and much more. Click on the pictures below to find activities and resources for your kids!

Popular Fine Motor Activities:

Alphabet Clip Cards

Lion’s Mane Cutting Activity

Farm Visual Discrimination Clip Cards

Raining Hearts Letter Match Activity

After reading the book The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond, your kids can work on letter recognition with this Raining Hearts Letter Match Activity. With Valentine literacy activities like this one, they will practice identifying and matching capital and lowercase letters. As your students connect the hearts to the cloud with the plastic …

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Letter Match Activity

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on August 4th with this Cookie Letter Match Activity (and a scrumptious treat!) This hands-on activity makes learning the ABC’s sweet!    Chocolate Chip Cookie Letter Match Activity: This alphabet activity is not only a fun way for preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice matching capital and lowercase letters. But, connecting …

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