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20 unique fine motor activities for 5-year-olds

These fine motor activities are perfect for kids of all ages. Whether they are as young as 3 or in kindergarten, kids need to be developing this important skill. These crafts and activities are designed to help strengthen a child’s abilities as well as help them feel creative and have fun.

These fine motor activities are perfect for kids of all ages. Whether they are as young as 3 or in kindergarten, kids need to be developing this important skill. These crafts and activities are designed to help strengthen a child's abilities as well as help them feel creative and have fun.

Fine Motor Activities

As your children get older, it’s important to keep finding ways to work on their fine motor skills. When they’re young, pairing educational activities and fun activities together is the perfect recipe for success.

What you’ll find from all of these activities listed below is that they’re easy to do and fun as well. An easy way to keep their attention to work on their skills is to introduce fun activities that they’re going to stay interested in as well. 

There are so many crafts on our site that can be used to build their skills, construction paper crafts are great at building fine motor abilities. This collection of crafts is created specifically for focusing on those little fingers. 

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These fine motor activities are perfect for kids of all ages. Whether they are as young as 3 or in kindergarten, kids need to be developing this important skill. These crafts and activities are designed to help strengthen a child's abilities as well as help them feel creative and have fun. #twitchetts #finemotorskills

Tips for getting the most out of these fine motor activities

  • Take the time to sit down and do them with your child. Be engaged with them and cheer them along! 
  • Ask them what they want to start with first. If they’re part of the decision process, that means that they’re going to be choosing ones that they’re actually interested in doing.

Activities that build fine motor skills for kindergartners

These crafts and activities are perfect to increase the fine motor skills for 5 year olds.

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