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

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Fine Motor Skills along with interest and knowledge of birds are hatched with this activity.

Penguin Sponge Painting

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Use sponge-painting technique to create a penguin

Stringing Beads

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Children develop hand-eye coordination while exploring patterns and sorting.

Tree Bark Impressions

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Children make realistic impressions of bark.

Mommy and Me Hand Printing

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Make an easy "Finger Painting" with ink pads.

Homemade Watercolor Paint

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 24 hours 10 mins

Use food coloring and ingredients from your pantry to create paints with your child.

Tea Party

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Teach your child basic etiquette and dining motor skills in an imaginative environment.

Grocery Delivery

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Keep your child occupied while you put away the groceries. Teach your child to help bring in and put away the groceries. Help them feel happy...

Matchstick Magic

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Matchsticks are a wonderful tactile craft material. This activity guides the children through design patterns.

Origami Samurai Hat

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

Make a samurai hat out of newspaper.

Craft My Name

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Introduce your child to the letters in their name with this simple craft.

"Flying High" Collage

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour

Airplanes, birds and butterflies convey the concept of flying thus building language and communication skills.

Woven Leaf Plates

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create a woven plate made of natural materials.

Let's Comb Our Hair!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 24 to 48 months

Time: 1 min

Practice combing your hair while saying this fun rhyme. Recommended prop: one small plastic comb per child.

Coupon Collage

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 45 mins

Help children recognize numerals 1-10.

Clean Up Our Park!

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Teach your little one to help to keep your neighborhood and park clean in a fun way.

You Brush My Teeth, I'll Brush Yours

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Make brushing your teeth interactive and fun! Help children to be more comfortable with you helping them brush well by letting them brush your...

My State Flag

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Identify state flag.

Wheel-Track Painting

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 40 mins

Create a unique painting using wheeled vehicles.

Simple Sailboats

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Create a simple sailboat using basic geometric shapes.