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Fresh Squeezed Fine Motor

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  • Posted 23/06/2017
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Turn a summertime staple into fun sensory play and an opportunity to build fine motor skills! Gather together the ingredients for a lemonade stand (3-4 lemons ready for squeezing, plastic cups, water) and add a few other utensils such as . [ More ]
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Marshmallow Towers

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  • Posted 26/05/2017
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Bilateral coordination refers to the use of both sides of the body at the same time.  Many tasks your child will need to complete on a daily basis rely on bilateral coordination. For example, tying their shoes, getting dressed, or holding . [ More ]
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Clothespin Bunnies

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  • Posted 21/04/2017
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Clothespins are a great household tool to strengthen fine motor skills.  Encourage little ones to use clothespins by building these cute springtime bunnies.  You will need:   Colored paper Googly eyes Heart shaped stickers or hearts cut out of paper . [ More ]
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Egg Towers Fine Motor Activity

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  • Posted 14/04/2017
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Here's another re-purposed way to use leftover plastic eggs: build egg towers! All you need is play doh and plastic eggs. Have your child form the dough into spheres (manipulating the dough helps build the muscles in their hands). Next, . [ More ]
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Egg Scoop Sensory & Motor Play

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  • Posted 07/04/2017
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Turn those plastic eggs you'll find all over your house if you celebrate Easter into an Easter egg scoop activity!  All you need to do is a fill a small bin with water and place a small plastic container and . [ More ]
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Sticky Bunny Sensory & Fine Motor Activity

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  • Posted 31/03/2017
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This no hassle spring sticky bunny is an easy and fun way to develop your child's sensory and fine motor skills. Simply print out a coloring page template online and trace it on a sheet of contact paper.  (Remember that . [ More ]
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Carrot Harvest – Finger Strengthening Activity

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  • Posted 24/03/2017
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Welcome spring with this adorable carrot harvest fine motor activity! This activity has your child utilizing the muscles in their tripod fingers, which will ultimately help strengthen their pencil grasp for improved handwriting skills. To make this activity, you will need . [ More ]
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No Mess Rainbow Art

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  • Posted 17/03/2017
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Happy St. Patrick's Day!  This no mess rainbow art is a fun way to celebrate and easy to clean up.  All you need is paint in each color of the rainbow, a clear baggie, piece of paper, and tape.  Here's . [ More ]
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St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bottle and Bag

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  • Posted 10/03/2017
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Baby oil, water, green food coloring and gold glitter are all you need to create these 2 fun sensory experiences.  Mix equal parts water and baby oil into a small sealed bag or water bottle, add a few drops of . [ More ]
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St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin Gold Hunt

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  • Posted 03/03/2017
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This week's activity is a good follow-up from last week's rainbow cereal color sorting.  Simply take the sorted rainbow cereal and dump it into a bin.  Add plastic gold coins and other festive St. Patrick's Day materials (leprechaun hats, green . [ More ]
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