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26 reviewed resources for Different Ways to Develop Fine Motor Skills

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Different Ways to Develop Fine Motor Skills

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Adjust your everyday routine to efficiently improve fine motor skills in your classroom.
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Finger Paint With Sounds

For Students Pre-K - 5th
Finger painting is fun, but finger painting with sounds is really fun. Finger painting is important for many reasons, it can help children develop a sense of creativity, foster social skills and emotional skills, it helps develop large...
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Monsters Behave! A Mischievous Meal of Language, Learning and Laughter...

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Make sure your pupils mind their manners... and their monsters! Kids can practice rhyming, work on listening skills, and play some silly games with these grossly entertaining creatures.
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Valentine's Day Fun

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Young scholars choose various shapes and colors to create a Valentine's 'person'.  In this Valentine's Day lesson, students design collages, make prints and mosaic pictures.  More advanced young scholars create a Tessellation using...
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Still Life Artists

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate still life artistry. In this still life art lesson, students view photos of still life paintings and then create one themselves. Students discuss what they see in the photos and how each one is different. Examples...
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Weather Watch Activity Guide: Groundhog Day

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly what do groundhogs know about weather? Not as much as your science students will after completing these lessons and activities that cover everything from the earth's rotation and the creation of shadows, to cloud...
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For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students practice making prints of their own unique designs. In this printmaking lesson, students create a design with paint on Styrofoam plates. They press their painted picture on paper to create a duplicate print. They then practice...
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Activity Plan 2-3: Baby Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students get to be creative in learning about baby animals. In this early childhood lesson plan, students develop fine motor, math, and science skills as they sing, read, and share about baby animals.
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Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students dribble a ball while moving. In this dribbling lesson, students participate in a game in which they dribble from "poly spot" to "poly spot" gathering basic shapes identified as 'treasure".
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Addition to Five

For Students 1st - 2nd
In these adding to 5 worksheets, students count the number of illustrated pictures in each set and write the number for each picture in the boxes. Students add the pictures together and then write the total number in the final box.
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ABC Fun and Letter of the Week Activities

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the alphabet. For this language arts lesson plan, students develop their fine motor skills as they participate in activities that require them to identify the letters of the alphabet.
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Magnificent Magnification!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students magnify their digital artwork to develop their motor skills with a mouse. Using the artwork, they discover how to look at it from different perspectives. They answer discussion questions as they complete the activity.
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All About Me

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students answer short answer questions, state their likes and dislikes, say what roles they have, and more about themselves. In this all about me lesson plan, students read books about how we are all different and the same.
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Magnify The Monster In Me

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students gradually develop fine-motor movement skills with the mouse, while building on the gross-motor movements they are already able to make with the mouse. It encourages students to look at the same painting different ways, and...
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Counting Mat

For Teachers K Standards
Using the provided counting mats (1-6 and 7-12) and small objects to count with, guide your young learners to match the correct number of objects to the written numeral and dots. Class members will either read the numeral and count out...
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Perseverance: Keep Going

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Kids evaluate world history events that show perseverance by creating artistic images. They investigate historic photographs and images which conjure up the feelings of perseverance, then utilize acrylic paints to capture the essence of...
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Fun With Fonts

For Teachers K
Students experiment with functions of a word processor.  In this computers lesson, students learn how to write their names in varying fonts and letter sizes using a word processor.  Students work in pairs to practice what they've learned...
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For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils experience various types of play. They determine play is the way a child learns and describe the value of play. They discover that play is a child's natural way of learning and that children test and practice new physical,...
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Activity Plan 3-4: Styrofoam Sculptures

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students create a sculpture out of a variety of materials. In this logic and problem solving lesson plan, students have the opportunity to work through building problems they encounter while using their creativity to make a sculpture to...
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Food and Languages of the World

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore and notice how foods from different countries of the world are alike and different.  In this food and languages of the world lesson, students examine fruit and bread from a variety of countries around the world.  After...
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Pattern Page

For Students K - 1st
In this patterns instructional activity, students analyze 6 rows of geometric shapes. Students determine the pattern and draw shapes to continue the sequence.
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Preschool Play

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Future early childhood educators consider the importance of play in the preschool environment. They participate in preschool activities to identify the way play addresses different areas of child development.
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Machines 'R' Us

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students increase their vocabulary and knowledge base while learning about different types of machines. In this machine instructional activity, students glue pictures of the machines they like onto paper and share their collages with...
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Farm Animals Lesson Plan for Preschool

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore farm animals and examine the history of protecting farm animals. In this farm animals lesson, students discover how llamas protect other animals on a farm. Students also discover how farm animals roam freely on open...