Tag: Motor Skills Activity

Pre-Writing Practice in Salt for Preschoolers

Pre-Writing Practice in Salt for Preschoolers

My son is in preschool, and they have already been practicing writing their letters on a dry erase board. I thought it would be fun to continue this practice at home in a more sensory way.   Thanks to The Pencil Grip for sponsoring this learning activity.   Pre-Writing Practice in Colored Salt Trays for Preschoolers We are all about the sensory activities these days. Ever since I realized my son was a sensory seeker, I have been seeking activities we can do to meet his needs in a more productive and safer way. He loves when we do activities […]

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Fun Spring Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Fun Spring Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Spring has sprung, and your energetic toddler or preschooler is ready to play in the warming weather!  Both of you have been cooped up inside all winter, staying warm but contained.  With the temperature on the rise, more activities for toddlers and young children present themselves.  Why not take advantage of it to help them develop their fine motor skills? Fine motor skills refer to the more concentrated efforts we make to maneuver through everyday life.  Some of the most important tasks that require fine motor skills include writing and using flatware for eating, so strengthening the muscles that perform […]

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Simple Toddler Activities you can do Right Now with what you have on hand

Simple Toddler Activities you can do Right Now with what you have on hand

As a working mom, the time I do get to spend with my son is very precious. I’m always on the lookout for very simple activities we can do together at home, preferably with stuff we already have on hand. One of my goals is to be more present with him and not just let the weekends pass us by. I even mentioned this in a recent IG post. In fact, I’ll just let IG show off what we did this weekend.   What fun things do you have planned with your kids this weekend? One of my goals is […]

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Toddler Fine Motor Skills Activity: Straws in a Cup

Toddler Fine Motor Skills Activity: Straws in a Cup

I was at a book club meeting at a restaurant recently with Baby H in tow. Baby H kept messing with my straw from my soft drink cup, and a fellow member (who is also a teacher) handed him her straw and showed him how to stick it in the straw hole, and this game was born. All you need are a couple of things that you should already have: Drink container with a lid that has an opening in it (or a removable straw). Long . Show your little learners how to stick the straw into the opening of […]

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