Activities to enhance your child's Fine Motor skills

Activities to enhance your child's Fine Motor skills:
  1. Pick up small objects such as coins, beans, marbles, seeds, buttons, nuts and bolts. Sort them into containers of varying sizes.
  2. Pick up objects (blocks, cotton balls, pom-poms, crumpled balls of paper, counters, etc. ) using various sized tongs, tweezers or clothesline hooks

  1. Stack objects (i.e. coins, cards, checkers, blocks, etc.)

  1. Screw and unscrew objects such as nuts and bolts, caps from jars, etc.

  1. String beads onto a shoelace
  1. Play with Lite Brite toy

  1. Cut straight and curved lines/shapes drawn on paper, cloth, etc., with scissors

  1. Type

  1. Play piano

  1. Shuffle cards, deal cards one by one, turn cards over

  1. Roll a pencil between thumb and fingers without dropping it

  1. Stick small objects into play dough or Silly Putty for him/her to pull out

  1. Wind thread on a spool evenly

  2. Put rubber bands around various size containers and objects

  1. Move spoonfuls of small objects from one bowl to another

  1. Do up buttons, zippers, hooks, etc.

  1. Tie shoelaces

  1. Manually sharpen pencils

  1. Put keys into locks to open door

  1. Put paper clips onto paper

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