Tracing Lines Busy Bag (Free Printable)

My preschooler has been starting to show an interest in writing lately. While he can write letters, he needs help learning to control the writing strokes. To help him practice tracing and controlling his writing, I made a Tracing Lines Busy Bag for him. This free printable for tracing lines is a perfect introduction to […]

Top 10 Rainbow Busy Bags for Preschoolers

We could all use a little more color in our life! Right? These Rainbow Busy Bags for Preschoolers, or even Kindergarteners, are some of my favorite color matching, color sorting, and rainbow activities for early learners. You will find most of these preschool activities have a fine motor skills focus because you know how I love […]

DIY Fine Motor Tongs Made With Chopsticks

I love to make Fine Motor Skills tools with ordinary things if I can, that’s why I love these DIY Fine Motor Tongs made with Chopsticks so much. They are easy to make and fun for kids to use. These can be used for everyday simple fine motor skills activities, but could also be used […]

Washi Tape Mason Jar Lid Ornament

My kids love to use tape. Actually, I can’t think of a child I know that doesn’t like to use a tape dispenser. Using tape is such a great way to work on fine motor skills that when I saw some sparkly, festive tape dispensers at the Dollar Tree, I quickly stuck them in my […]

6 Tips for Correcting Pencil Grip

Learning the proper pencil grip can be a little tricky for kids–and it’s so important for handwriting! If they learn how to grip the pencil incorrectly and are allowed to continue without correction, it is a hard habit to break. Thankfully, there are methods to correcting pencil grip in kids. It will take some work and reminders, […]

5 Fun Rainy Day Activities

Rainy days can be some of the hardest for moms of active kids. I like to save some of the easy kids activities for rainy days to help us from going stir-crazy. Without a few fun rainy day activities up my sleeve, my kids will bicker and bounce of the walls until the last raindrop. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Developing Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills are important to everyday activities such as tying shoes, writing names, and buttoning a shirt. Little hands need practice to develop these skills and strengthen hand muscles. Developing Fine Motor Skills doesn’t have to be complicated, but it should always be fun! Use these tips and tricks to help your kids while […]

Torn Paper Nest Craft

We love torn paper crafts at our house. They are easy to make and strengthen fine motor skills for little fingers. One of my favorite spring time art pieces is the Torn Paper Nest we made during Nn-Nest week in My Father’s World Kindergarten last year. Although we made it last year, I realized I […]

5 Preschool Pinterest Boards You Don’t Want to Miss

I love Pinterest. There are lots of great ways to use Pinterest–wish lists, project ideas, menu planning, and more. I have found that I have a mixture of Pinterest boards, but some of my favorite to pin to are preschool focused. Today I’m sharing my Top 5 Preschool Pinterest Boards. Make sure to follow them! […]

10 Favorite Toys for Fine Motor Skills

While I try to set up frugal  fine motor skills activities from common household items as often as I can, there are times that we purchase items, receive them as gifts, or even dig them out of our own childhood closets for fine motor fun. I thought I’d share some of our favorites with you! […]