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10 Fine Motor Activities For Toddlers

These 10 awesome fine motor activities are great fun for your toddler. Fine motor skills are important because it helps kids learn to write!

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1. Rubber Bands and a Can

Use Rubber bands and a can. So totally brilliant!
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Use Rubber bands and a can. So totally brilliant!

2. A Colander And Some Straws

So brilliant, so simple. Why didn't I think of this?
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So brilliant, so simple. Why didn't I think of this?

3. Scoop And Pour

We take it for granted, but kids love to scoop and pour!
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We take it for granted, but kids love to scoop and pour!

4. Spaghetti and Playdough

Oh my gosh, I could have so much fun with this!
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Oh my gosh, I could have so much fun with this!

5. Toothpicks and a Water Bottle

Kids will spend hours sticking toothpicks in a bottle. I wonder how many will fit?
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Kids will spend hours sticking toothpicks in a bottle. I wonder how many will fit?

6. A Cardboard Tube and Elastic Hedbands

This game would be fun because it's hard not to crush the tube!
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This game would be fun because it's hard not to crush the tube!

7. Use Tongs

Using tongs to pick up every day objects is a fun challenge!
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Using tongs to pick up every day objects is a fun challenge!

8. Use Tongs to Paint With

You can even use tongs to paint with!
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You can even use tongs to paint with!

9. String Beads

Kids love stringing beads, it's just a bonus that they're fine tuning those motor skills!
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Kids love stringing beads, it's just a bonus that they're fine tuning those motor skills!

10. Paint With Chip Clips

I wonder what my paintings would turn out like if I did this. So cool!
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I wonder what my paintings would turn out like if I did this. So cool!

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