Fine motor skills activities for kids

Definition of fine motor skills: Ability to coordinate small muscle movements in body parts such as hands and fingers with an area of focus. Fine motor skills are involving in picking things up, playing with small objects, drawing, dressing, eating, and writing. These activities encourage kids to practice their fine motor skills.

260 Fine motor skills activities

Beautiful Clay Beads

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 30 mins

Children learn to make unique beads out of clay.

Monkey Trap

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

Teach spatial reasoning with a hole in a box.

Tie Daddy's Shoes

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

A daily activity to help your child have time with daddy or mommy before going to work. This will also help them learn how to tie shoes.

Clothespin Rudolph

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time:

Make a cute tree ornament. This is a very simple craft.

Activity Flower Pot

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Rocks, twigs, pine cones, dirt and children's garden tools, contained in their own flower pot, provide toddlers with tactile experiences, small...

Nature's Playdough

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Use veggie juice to color this playdough!

Life Cycle of a Hen

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This is a simple activity that engages learning for tiny tots.

Painted Glass Jar Vase with Handprint

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 24 hours 20 mins

Personalized glass vase created by the child as a gift for a loved one.

Wikki Stix Owl

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create an owl with art supplies

Snow Paint

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time:

Use the snow as a blank canvas with snow paint!

Basic Papercutting

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

This activity helps to develop fine motor skills while also demonstrating patterns and symmetry.

Toddler Tongs

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Practice fine motor control with tongs!

Paper Fan

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Small motor skills are involved with creating this paper fan, and large motor skills are employed using the fan to deflect summer heat.

Paper Tomatoes

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

It helps the child to develop his/her fine motor skills

Texture Walk

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Let your child explore different textures around your neighborhood and learn the words to describe them.

Cotton Ball Smash

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 20 mins

Develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills with this activity.

Matching Uppercase and Lowercase letters

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity helps the child to match uppercase and lowercase letters.

Beach Memories

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 2 hours 15 mins

Create a memory piece from time at a tide pool or on the beach.

Getting Dressed for Winter in Alaska

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Brrr! Tyler learns how to stay warm in his new Alaskan home.

Drumming On Drums

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Learn about different materials and the sounds they make