Fine Motor Skills
Fine motor coordination games are fabulous for: grasp, hand strength, finger opposition, eye-hand coordination, grasp/release patterns and more. Fine motor and hand/finger strength and coordination is an important aspect of handwriting as well.
Contact Tara for an individualized plan to increase your child's fine motor skills.
Pipe CleanersPipe cleaners are a spectacular "toy". There are unlimited ways to use them and they're fabulous at developing fine motor skills (as well as great tactile input). They are the best way to introduce lacing for little ones- before moving on to string lacing. Create, play and imagine so many things with this simple item.
Wikki Stix3+ years old. Re-usable wax sticks that kids adore. They are excellent for learning letters and numbers. and they can be pressed together for 3-D creativity too!
Loop ScissorsLoop scissors bounce back open when squeezed and can be used in either hand. Great first scissors, or perfect to help develop intrinsic hand muscles before using traditional scissors.
Cutting Food Wooden Play FoodSafe wooden model fruits with velcro are perfect cutting practice for little ones. Fine motor and eye hand coordination skills really develop nicely with this activity.
Peg Board SetSo many ways to use this peg board! Great for color recognition, matching, sorting, patterning, basic math skills like counting, adding, subtraction and graphing. Perfect for fine motor skills, eye hand coordination, visual perception skills, visual motor coordination.
Wooden Latches BoardLatches board for ages 3 and up is designed to help younger children build fine and gross motor skills, while also discovering vibrant colors, numbers, animals, and more.
Water Beads Fine Motor Skills Toy SetSORTING AND MATCHING: Allow your child to mix and match from the 8oz of water beads that include all bright and engaging colors of the rainbow.
HAND-EYE COORDINATION: The two scoopers and two tweezers enhance hand-eye coordination through motor skills. They can scoop, tweeze, and grab their way to a well-rounded development!
COMFORT AND RELAXATION: The soft texture of the water beads, along with their slippery nature, provides a sense of comfort and relaxation to children playing.
Alphabet Wooden Lacing CardsPractice the ABC’s along with fine motor skills by lacing up letters. Lacing cards also help students develop hand eye coordination.
Helping Hands Fine Motor Tool Set ToyBuild fine-motor skills,
strengthen hand muscles needed for writing and have fun in unlimited ways.
Includes 1 of each tool: Gator Grabber Tweezers, Handy Scoopers, Twisty Droppers, Squeezy Tweezers
Ideal for ages 3+
MegaBloksPerfect for little hands, these big blocks fit together and come apart easily, helping your child to develop fine motor skills and creativity over hours of open-ended play. When playtime's over, cleanup is easy with the handy storage bag. Ideal for ages 1 to 5
Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Board GameReinforces color learning
Develops strategic thinking, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and pre-handwriting skills
Encourages social skills and turn-taking
Practices memory and attention skills