Fine motor skills are essential for the day-to-day tasks we all engage in. Writing, typing, using a computer or phone, painting, and cooking all require fine motor skills. If a child has poor fine motor skills, that child will have a harder time writing and completing other fine motor tasks as they age. Developing those essential fine motor skills in a fun way will help kids strengthen their hands and learn a lot more about their world at the same time.
When it’s spring, why not practice spring fine motor activities? These spring-themed fine motor activities not only build fine motor skills in pre-writers and pre-readers, but they can also help older kids strengthen their fine motor skills as well. Kids will have a blast creating and completing these spring fine motor activities!
Spring Fine Motor Activities for Kids
Make these fun and engaging Fine Motor Button Flowers. / The Kindergarten Connection
Get out the beads and create a Rainbow Fine Motor Bead Necklace. / Schooling a Monkey
Play a round of Rainbow Pom Pom Race. / The Kindergarten Connection
Kids will love this Rainbow Bead Fine Motor Slime. / Schooling a Monkey
Make adorable Thumbprint Flower Pots and then give them as a gift! / The Kindergarten Connection
Play with these simple and beautiful Fine Motor Flowers. / No Time for Flash Cards
Play with Button Flowers. / Pre-K Pages
Make a simple and adorable Yarn Wrapped Rainbow. / School Time Snippets
Grab some simple supplies for a fun Flower Letter Match. / Learn Play Imagine
Make and display this super cute Raindrop Fine Motor Craft. / from Cutting Tiny Bites
These Cut Paper Chicks are perfect for spring! / Housing a Forest
Pipe Cleaner Inchworms are fun to make and great for fine motor. / Craftulate
Work on coutning too with this fun Feed the Robin Fine Motor Activity. / The OT Toolbox
Have fun Lacing Flowers. / B-Inspired Mama
Kid will enjoy Color Matching Flowers with buttons. / The Kavanaugh Report
These Color Matching Bunny Tails are a great spring activity. / School Time Snippets
Work fine motor muscles with this fun Seed Sorting Tray. / Fantastic Fun and Learning
Have fun “pulling up carrots” with this Spring Garden Fine Motor Activity. / Hands On As We Grow
Make these pretty Yarn-Wrapped Flowers. / School Time Snippets
More Spring Fun
Looking for more spring activities? Hop over and check out our list of spring sensory activities! It is the perfect compliment to this list, and can make your spring lesson plans even more awesome!
Then, if you are a Pre-K or Kindergarten teacher, and are looking for math and literacy ideas for spring, we have that for you too! Grab our Spring Math and Literacy Centers and have TONS of ready to go, print and play centers at your fingertips!