Solution Name: Fine Motor Skills Training
Solution Plan: IFMSASCOT
Fine Motor Activities:
Pom poms- in general are small, needing small movements to grasp them, pick them up, and move them. The work on hand eye coordination.
Buttons- Small items that work great in developing fine motor skills. Picking them up works small muscles. Additionally, buttoning something up, that takes amazing finger strength and hand eye coordination.
Paper clips- are great for finger movements and manipulation. Being able to slide the clip onto a piece of paper takes a lot of concentration for young children especially.
Clothespins- are a great material for building finger strength.
Rubber bands work on finger strength
Tweezers, Pipettes, Tongs- take a lot of hand eye coordination to be able to operate successfully and move an item from one place to another.
Pipe Cleaners- can be used as a great tool for fine motor skills. They can be threaded and poked!
More Pipe Cleaners with colanders
Straws-can be used as beads, to thread onto something and work well with play dough too.
Poking straws into holes
Play doh – can be used for building small muscles. Kneading, pushing and rolling the dough.
More with Play dough- place gemstones, stones, letters etc.
Weaving around cardboard shapes
Beads on spaghetti
Edible Finger Painting
Sewing Kits, needlepoints
Decorating play dough eggs
Building 3D Models
Whisking colored sensory soap
Pom Pom drop games
Painting with Q-tips
Items in Home:
1. Pom poms
Description: Caydo 300 Pieces Pompoms
Description: 500- 700 Assorted Buttons
Description: Officemate paperclips
Description: Home-X Wooden Clothepins
Description: Jumbo Tweezers/Tongs
Description: moveland pipettes
6. Pipe Cleaners
Description: Caydo 200 Pcs Pipe Cleaners
Description: Biodegradable Eco-Friendly Straws
8. Play Doh
Description: Play-Doh Party Pack
9. Stacking Cups
Description: First Year Stacking Cups
Description: LEGO Classic Medium Creative Bricks
11. 3D Models
Description: STEM Learning Toys