Are you looking for an activity that will help your kids learn the months of the year and work on their fine motor skills too? Then, you’ll want this Months of the Year Sequencing Activity!
Months of the Year Sequencing Activity:
Using connect links or math links to connect the months of the year cards in sequential order is a fun way for your kids to not only learn the order of the months but also develop their fine motor skills. They will be developing their hand and eye coordination, dexterity, and much more!
Why Are Fine Motor Skills Important?
From holding a pencil to turning the pages in a book, kids use their fine motor skills every day 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.
Getting Ready To Use The Months of the Year Sequencing Activity:
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- 12 Months of the Year Sequencing Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Paper Cutter or Scissors
- Laminator and Laminating Pouches
- Hole Punch
- Connect Links
To prepare this sequencing activity, click on the button below to automatically download and print the cards for this activity. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because the thicker paper is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too.
Next, laminate the cards so your kids can use them over and over and cut them apart. Finally, punch holes on all of the black dots.
If you don’t have connect links or math links, you can make your own out of pipe cleaners. First, cut pipe cleaners into pieces that are about three inches long. Next, bend each piece into an oval shape but don’t connect the ends. Your kids can then use the pipe cleaner pieces to connect the cards together.
How To Use Months of the Year Sequencing Activity:
To begin this sequencing activity, your kids will sort through the cards to find the one that says January. They will attach a link to the bottom of the card.
Your kids will then sort through the cards again to find the one that says February. Next, they will attach it to the January card.
Your children will continue sorting and connect all of the months of the year in order until have attached all twelve together.
This Months of the Year Sequencing Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your kids to put the months in sequential order and develop their fine motor skills.
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Do you want to save this sequencing activity for later? Pin this to your fine motor activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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Click on the pencil below to automatically download the sequencing printables!