Hand and Eye Coordination with a Hammer & Tees

Hammering tees into play dough for toddlers to work on hand and eye coordination

Hand and eye coordination is definitely something all of my kids could use some practice with. None of us are particularly coordinated and unfortunately clumsiness runs in my family (sorry Dad). My kids have been on a play dough kick lately so I thought it might be fun to add some golf tees and a hammer to the mix for some good practice. Find more of our fine motor activities ...

20 LOVE Crafts & Activities for Kids

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The season of love deserves some LOVE crafts, right? How about some for the kids to melt your heart with? Love has been on my mind a lot the last couple of weeks (more so than usual) since I've been sharing my love with the kids every day with our Valentine scavenger hunt. Sharing something I love about them each and every day. The boys get so excited to not only find their ...

Ribbon Fine Motor Play for Toddlers

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This is another super simple activity that can keep the kids busy while you put dinner on the table. And a bonus that it also works their fine motor skills! Rubber bands have been a great way for me to keep kids busy before dinner too. Plus check out all our busy play ideas! What you'll need: A bottle (something with a smallish neck). And a bunch of cut up ribbons of ...

Simple Q-Tip Painting for Kids

A simple art activity for kids to do -- paint with Q-tips!

Have you ever let your kids paint with Q-tips? Letting them paint with objects that are out of the norm is quite fun for kids to do! They kind of think they're breaking the rules. And its a fun way to get kids that aren't normally interested in art projects to have an interest. At least that's my trick for my boys that aren't always into it. This is an oldie activity we did ...