Here are some easy strategies to try at home that can help develop fine motor and visual motor skills:

    • Play dough – Rolling, pinching, squeezing, hiding toys/beads
    • Paper – Tearing paper,scrunching paper into a ball
    • Spray bottles – water plants, draw on asphalt, mix with food coloring and spray on snow
    • Tweezers – to pick up small items
    • Lacing/stringing – beads, macaroni
    • Eye droppers – with colored water on paper, coffee filters
    • Popping bubble wrap
    • Peel and sticking stickers
    • Cutting – junk mail, coupons, play dough, straws
    • Writing – sidewalk chalk, in sand/shaving cream, soap crayons in bathtub