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

Catch the Ice Cube

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 42 months

Time: 15 mins

A simple but slippery game for little kids. Great for hot summer days!

Fluffy Panda

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour

Create a cute panda with a unique texture.

Rubber Banjo

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 48 months

Time: 20 mins

An easy to make and fun to play little instrument for little fingers.

Paper Plate Bunny Face Photo Prop

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Create a cute photo prop for Easter or spring.

Paper Chain Dragon

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Celebrate Chinese New Year with an easy craft.

Arbor Day Tree

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Celebrate Arbor Day with a recycled material craft.

DIY Holiday Puzzle

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Create a unique, seasonal puzzle.

Marshmallow Shooter Game

Game by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Create and play a fun game to develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Plastic Cup Indoor Mini Golf

Game by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 25 mins

Burn extra energy inside with this fun game.

My Photo Frame

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will show how easily kids can create their own photo frames.

Experimenting with Weight

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time:

This activity demonstrates the concepts of heavy and light.

Grassland Fun

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to understand about grasslands and the animals that inhabit them.

Collage of Shapes

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

This art project develops fine motor skills and helps to identify shapes and colors.

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Song by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

A song about getting ready in the morning.

What's In Your Bucket?

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Fun activities for little ones to do outside of the water at the beach.

Wash Your Hands (Hepatitis song)

Song by: Seattlemum

Ages: 12 to 48 months

Time:

The "hepatitis song" reminding people to wash their hands, thus stopping spread of disease. The ditty stuck in my head for 25 years,...

Paper Plate Face

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Explore happy and sad emotions by sliding eyes and mouth strip

Matching Opposites

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity will help your child to identify and match opposites.

Perceptual Comparisons

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity will help your child make perceptual comparisons like small, smaller, smallest and big, bigger, biggest.

Mosaic Vase

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time:

This colorful vase will add beauty to any flower arrangement. Makes a great gift!