Fine Motor Skills Activity For Children

This is a great fine motor skills activity that is so easy to set up. All you need is:

  • Paper
  • Pen
  • Cress
  • Glue

Fine Motor Skills Activities

Here’s how to do it:

  • Draw some wavy lines or zig zags across a piece of paper,
  • Run some glue across the lines.
  • Pull off the cress,
  • Place the cress on the glue lines until the line is all covered in cress!

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This activity uses a great level of skill, as children have to carefully pull off the cress and then gently press it onto the line of glue. It takes a lot of concentration and focus! My children love being outside and pulling up grass and daisy’s, so I thought pulling off cress would make a fun activity and I was right! We later used the remaining cress to make egg mayonnaise and cress sandwiches…yummy!

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