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Mess-Free Pumpkin Sensory Play

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  • Posted 29/09/2017
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Don't discard those pumpkin "guts"!  Instead, create a fun, mess-free sensory experience for kids of all ages with these easy to make pumpkin sensory bags!  Simply scoop the insides into a freezer bag and seal tight.  Kids . [ More ]
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Card Drop – Fine Motor Activity for Toddlers

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  • Posted 24/08/2017
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Recycle an empty food container into a quick and easy fine motor activity for your toddler.  All you need to do is cut a slit the width of a card in the top of the container and grab a deck . [ More ]
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Stickers – Fine Motor Practice for 2-5 Year Olds

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  • Posted 04/08/2017
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Stickers are a surprisingly easy and versatile way to build fine motor skills in children ages 2 to 5 years old.  The wide variety of options is appealing to many ages and as a bonus, they are a fun activity . [ More ]
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Fine Motor Fishing

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  • Posted 21/07/2017
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'Fine motor fishing' is a versatile activity that requires very little setup and helps develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and provides an opportunity to start teaching letters, numbers, colors, animals, etc.  It can be adapted to play at the . [ More ]
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Fourth of July Pom Pom Fireworks

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  • Posted 30/06/2017
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Kick off the holiday weekend with this festive pom pom fireworks painting activity!  All you need is a small amount of red and blue paint, clothespins, pom poms, and a sheet of paper to use as your canvas.   To . [ More ]
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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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