Category Archives for "Play Activities"

Toys and Games for Fine Motor Practice

fine motor practice

There are lots of easy, simple, and free fine motor skills activities you can do at home, but sometimes you want something that’s already ready already.  Am I right???  So here are some of our favorite commercially available toys and games for fine motor practice! What do you mean by fine motor practice? Wikipedia defines […]

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15 More Must-See Sensory Bins

sensory bins

 Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! Can one ever have too many sensory bins???  After having seen the level of hands-on interaction, imaginative play, and fine motor […]

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200+ Fine Motor Skills Activities from The PLAY Group

fine motor skills

  Fine motor skills are so important!  These skills are the coordination of small muscle movements in body parts such as the fingers, often in coordination with the eyes.  Daily practice is best to ensure children will have adequate motor control when it’s time to begin writing.  Fine motor skills practice should start with babies […]

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Fancy Chocolate Cupcakes for Valentine’s Play

   I’m not sure what it is about a cupcake that makes people love them so much, but we’ve found that even cupcakes made from play dough are super fun — especially when they’re made with chocolate play dough that smells DIVINE!  Here are our fancy chocolate cupcakes for Valentine’s play: Materials Needed: Play Dough […]

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7 Must-See Sensory Bins

Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! Thanks to all who shared on Tuesday Tots last week!  To see some great resources for home school as well as lots […]

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