OT Activity of the Week: Fine Motor Skills with Water Beads

[Source: Teaching Mama]

We love playing with water beads and the kids are always thrilled when I get the water beads out. Today we not only played with them, but we used them for a fine motor activity.

For this activity, I used our Discover Toys bath shapes. They have suction cups on the back, which are perfect for holding water beads. I laid the shapes in front of Troy and had him take water beads and put them in the suction cups. Since they are slippery, he had to practice using good control with his fingers and concentrate on getting them in the suction cups.

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