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Autumn Pine Cone Fine Motor Activity

Combine pine cones and wool to create an Autumn fine motor activity. This activity encourages the use of the pincer grip as well as larger motor movements. Autumn is well and truly in the air and an abundance of autumnal treasures can …
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Fine Motor Tray :: Sorting Yarn Scraps

Set up a simple Montessori inspired activity with yarn scraps. As children sort the yarn they develop their fine motor muscles and ability to distinguish between different features. I love to crochet and S (2.6yrs) finds it fascinating to explore the many …

Invitation to Create :: Coffee Play Dough

Set out a simple invitation to create coffee play dough using plain dough and soaked coffee grounds. This activity fosters fine motor skills and creativity. As well as having a wonderful smell, coffee grounds provide some interesting texture to this play dough …