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Fine Motor Skills

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.




Fine Motor Skills:

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.   


Fine Motor Cards:

Using building blocks, play dough, snap cubes, or any other small manipulative is a fun way for your kids to develop their fine motor skills. These hands-on resources are also a great for learning how to create letters using manipulatives and letter formation. 

Building Blocks Capital Letter Cards

Building Blocks Lowercase Letter Cards

Gingerbread Man Building Letters Activity  


Clip Cards:

By squeezing clothespins open and attaching them to the cards, your kids will be developing their finger muscle strength and hand and eye coordination. These developmental skills are so important for your pre-writers and beginning writers. 

Animal Beginning Sounds Clip Cards

Farm Visual Discrimination Clip Cards

Ocean Visual Discrimination Clip Cards

Alphabet Clip Cards



Connect Links Activities:

Using connect links will help your kids develop their dexterity, coordination, and much more! These developmental skills are important as they learn how to hold a pencil, write, and even turn pages in a book. 

Tennis Racket & Ball Alphabet Match

Cookie & Milk Letter Match

Connect Links Letter Order Activity

Gingerbread Man Letter Match


More Fine Motor Activities:

Lion’s Mane Cutting Activity

Writing Activities    


These fun, hands-on resources will help your kids work on their Fine Motor Skills and developmental skills that will help them as they learn to read and write. 



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Fine Motor Skills


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These Back-To-School Fine Motor Tubs are a fun, hands-on way for your students develop their fine motor skills, hand and eye coordination, and hand muscle strength. Click on the picture to learn more about the activities included in this bundle!



More Resources for Preschoolers:

Learning the ABC’s

Pre-Reading Skills

Writing Activities