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Early Learning Guidelines: Nebraska’s Birth to Five Learning and Development Standards
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For parents of children going into Kindergarten in the fall, this is the Nebraska Department of Education's guidelines for preparing them. Specifically, p...Show more For parents of children going into Kindergarten in the fall, this is the Nebraska Department of Education's guidelines for preparing them. Specifically, page 16 talks about the transition into Kindergarten and Motor skills are addressed starting on page 46. Show less
Gross Motor Skills vs. Fine Motor Skills: What’s the difference?
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This video created by an occupational therapist breaks down the differences between gross and fine motor skills and offers some suggestions for improving them. This video created by an occupational therapist breaks down the differences between gross and fine motor skills and offers some suggestions for improving them. Show less
Developmental Milestones For Fine Motor Skills
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This site offers a list of developmental fine motor milestones by age along with potential impacts if each set of skills are not developed. This site offers a list of developmental fine motor milestones by age along with potential impacts if each set of skills are not developed. Show less
Fine Motor Skills, Grades Preschool - K
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Fine Motor Activities All Using Home Supplies | Kids Stop Press
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This video features some fun motor skill-building activities that are easy to recreate with supplies from around the house. Each activity is introduced with an explanation of what skill is being built and why it is important. This video features some fun motor skill-building activities that are easy to recreate with supplies from around the house. Each activity is introduced with an explanation of what skill is being built and why it is important. Show less
Little Learners | Fine Motor Activities
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This video offers some simple motor skill-building activities with common household items. Activities have suggestions for how to adjust the difficulty level to continue building skills. This video offers some simple motor skill-building activities with common household items. Activities have suggestions for how to adjust the difficulty level to continue building skills. Show less
Improve Kids Fine Motor Skills with 30 Materials & Activities
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This site offers some great background information on the importance of developing fine motor skills. It also lists some of the top common household suppl...Show more This site offers some great background information on the importance of developing fine motor skills. It also lists some of the top common household supplies that can be used to create a fine motor toolkit. Free activities are provided for working with each of the different items. Show less
Fine Motor Skills
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This site has several collections of themed motor skill activities. Printables are free and the directions offer a range of material suggestions so activi...Show more This site has several collections of themed motor skill activities. Printables are free and the directions offer a range of material suggestions so activities can be customized based on supplies on hand. The site also has a section dedicated to free resources on other topics for those suddenly homeschooling due to coronavirus. Show less
Montessori Fine Motor Activities and Free Printables
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This site offers free printables and a list of motor activities such as sorting, spooning, and transferring. Some of the entries are links to purchase the...Show more This site offers free printables and a list of motor activities such as sorting, spooning, and transferring. Some of the entries are links to purchase the items used in the activity, others are directions for setting up activities with existing supplies. Show less
Kindergarten Activities: Fine Motor Skills
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This article from Scholastic offers some ideas for easy motor skill building activities as well as tips for enhancing play to further build skill. This article from Scholastic offers some ideas for easy motor skill building activities as well as tips for enhancing play to further build skill. Show less
8 Outdoor Activities That Develop Fine Motor Skills
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This site offers free ideas for outdoor fine motor skill building activities to take advantage of when the weather and social distancing guidelines permit...Show more This site offers free ideas for outdoor fine motor skill building activities to take advantage of when the weather and social distancing guidelines permit. Not all activities may be possible depending on the status of local park and playground closures, but adults can always learn ideas for the future. Show less
Kindergarten Fine Motor Skills Activities
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This site offers a large variety of free activities for building fine motor skills, which can be sorted by different grade levels. Activity directions and materials are free to download but require setting up a free member profile. This site offers a large variety of free activities for building fine motor skills, which can be sorted by different grade levels. Activity directions and materials are free to download but require setting up a free member profile. Show less
16 Irresistible Playdough Recipes
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This site has 16 free recipes for different kinds of Playdough, which is one of the most popular and versatile tools for building fine motor skills. With so many recipes to choose from, there is sure to be one you can make with ingredients on hand. This site has 16 free recipes for different kinds of Playdough, which is one of the most popular and versatile tools for building fine motor skills. With so many recipes to choose from, there is sure to be one you can make with ingredients on hand. Show less
Why Sensory Play Is Important
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This article offers some background on sensory play and how it relates to fine motor skills. This article offers some background on sensory play and how it relates to fine motor skills. Show less
What IS Sensory Motor and WHY Is It Important?
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This site has information about sensory development and how it parallels motor skill development. They also offer examples of activities that incorporate sensory development into motor building activities This site has information about sensory development and how it parallels motor skill development. They also offer examples of activities that incorporate sensory development into motor building activities Show less
31 Days of Sensory Play Ideas. Kid Approved!
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This site offers free directions for different types of sensory play that also builds fine motor skills. Each sense has its own section full of fun projects. This site offers free directions for different types of sensory play that also builds fine motor skills. Each sense has its own section full of fun projects. Show less
12 Sensory Play Ideas to Encourage Hands On Learning
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This site has free ideas for sensory play that helps develop fine motor skills along the way. Sections include messy, non-messy and edible. This site has free ideas for sensory play that helps develop fine motor skills along the way. Sections include messy, non-messy and edible. Show less
Flipster Digital Magazines
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Did you know you can access magazines from the library digitally through our new Flipster service? Titles include Parents and Highlights, along with many others. Download the app or click the link to login with your library card and pin number. Did you know you can access magazines from the library digitally through our new Flipster service? Titles include Parents and Highlights, along with many others. Download the app or click the link to login with your library card and pin number. Show less
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