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Preschool Hammer Practice

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One of Jonah's favorite things to do is practice using a hammer...preschool style. If we're working in the basement, he often asks for this activity to work alongside of us. This is a trick I learned while I was in college and kids love it!

Preschool Hammer Practice

Preschool Hammer Practice



Using the golf tees as nails, let your child practice using a hammer. It's fun to let them choose their design, but for an added level of difficulty, have them make a pattern.

Preschool Hammer Practice

Target Skills:

  • Pincer grasp (helps in handwriting)
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Life skills

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[…] much like he does during our Pound the Sound letter sound activity for preschoolers. Thanks to our preschool hammer practice, he’s a pro! (If the nails get bent, an adult can easily tap them back into […]


Monday 23rd of November 2015

Where did you buy the toy hammer? This a great idea. Thank you.

Sara McClure

Monday 23rd of November 2015

Thanks! We used the toy hammer from our talking tool box. (affiliate link)

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