25 Activity Ideas for Fine Motor Fun

Fine motor skills are so important for children of all ages. When we refer to fine motor skills we are talking about the small muscles in the hands and the fingers that are essential for drawing, writing, tying shoe laces, feeding, and many more every day tasks.

In the early years, it is vital that children have lots of opportunities to develop fine motor skills and in this month’s planner you will find 25 fun ideas for strengthening and refining these same muscles with children of all ages (download & printing instructions below).

Fine Motor Activity Calendar

Additional Fine Motor Activity Links

Not sure what a wheelbarrow race involves? Find out here.

Here are the instructions for making your own salt tray.

Drip castles are so much fun! Here’s a how-to.

Have fun making Sticker Drawings.

Here’s one way to have fun with small beads and playdough.

Printing Your Fine Motor Activity Ideas Planner

Click here to download: Fine Motor Activities Planner . Save the PDF to your computer. Open the PDF to print. When printing, select “Fit to printable area” (or similar) to ensure the page fits with your printer type and local paper size (these have been created at A4 size).

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