Pinching is a part of daily life as a toddler – just ask my arm, it gets regular pinches! Nevertheless, the pincer grasp is a fundamental life skill kids need to develop. Here are 10 Fine Motor Pinching Activities with Clothespins for toddlers and preschoolers to get them going!
A very practical and fun fine motor clothesline activity from Stir the Wonder.
Powerful Mothering uses colorful clothespins in her clever shapes, counting, and color busy bag – with a free printable!
Practice more color matching with this beautiful clothespin jelly fish from School Time Snippets.
This fine motor clothespin tree from Stir the Wonder is lovely, seasonal wall art.
Craftulate made a cute printable letter match using clothespins and her free printable.
Why not start with the turkey themed activities, it is almost November! Clothespin turkey feathers is another fun fine motor activity from Stir the Wonder.
Make bunnies with freshly painted ears, a fine motor art and craft from Still Playing School.
From Powerful Mothering comes a super fine motor clothespin activity for busy bags using fun textured glue and numbers.
One of my favorite fine motor activities with clothespins is this mama bird and baby feeding time pincer grasp game from Powerful Mothering.
Here is an elaborate zoo themed fine motor search and find with playdough and a clever clothespin gate created by Little Bins for Little Hands.
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Check out this week’s activities here:
Roll a Shape Jack-o-Lantern Craft from Stir the Wonder
I Love My Daddy Because… Fine Motor Activity from Powerful Mothering
Spider Web Cutting Activity from House of Burke
Feed the Ghost Activity from Still Playing School