Gross motor skills, Henry has down.
He was an early walker, and always ahead of the curve for all the big milestones.
Those tedious fine motor skills though,
Henry has a little trouble with.
Henry’s not the most patient little boy,
so sneaking in some practice can sometimes be tricky.
We have found a few sneaky ways to work on his fine motor with a couple activities like threading with spaghetti noodles and making a dandelion hat. Working with what he’s into at the moment is usually the trick for us.
Some playtime buddies shared palyful activities to keep those little fingers busy too!
[Crayon Freckles uses kitchen tongs for object pickup.]
Above, from left to right:
- Creativity My Passion puts a healthy spin to the usual marshmallow and toothpick structures with using grapes in stead!
- Double the fine motor practice! Roll paper beads then thread them! Double the fun from Pre-school Play.
- Don’t bother with making threading object, Sandytoes and Dustyfeet repurposes toys for threading.
- Not sure if your preschooler is ready for sewing? Putti Prapancha has multiple sewing projects ideas.
Visit my playtime co-hosts:
The Imagination Tree, Messy Kids, Quirky Momma, Let the Children Play.
Henry is 3 years.
George is 10 months.
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