Tag Archives: Hand Strengthening

Colored Waterfall Hand Strengthening/Fine Motor Art

Editor’s Note:  This activity was conceived for preschoolers, but is a perfect pincer grasp activity for all ages! [Source: Teaching 2 and 3-Year-Olds] We love to use our pipettes for preschool fine motor art! Using pipettes strengthens the pincer grasp, important … Continue reading


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Oldie but Goodie Pinterest Find – Finger Twister!

Editor’s Note:  I was paging through the School Occupational and Physical Therapy group on Facebook and saw a photo someone posted of this activity she made from Pinterest.  She didn’t post the link, but it wasn’t hard to find!  So … Continue reading


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Finger Fidget or Finger Warm Up Exercises

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a super simple and super cheap do-it-yourself project to make finger fidgets.  These bead finger fidgets can be used to occupy busy hands for wiggly students or to warm up the fingers before fine motor or handwriting activities.  Obviously, do … Continue reading


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Oil and Water Droplet Painting – Great for Pincer Grasp!

[Source: Stay at Home Educator.com] Oil and water droplet painting is the result of mixing cooking oil and colored water to create a beautiful, slightly marbleized effect.  You can find such paper at a craft or stationary store, or you … Continue reading


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DIY Chalk Spray Paint

[Source:  The Imagination Tree] Make some DIY chalk spray paint for some outdoor art and creativity with a fun twist this summer! Such a simple recipe using just three ingredients for hours of playful, creative fun! Read the Rest of … Continue reading


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