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Fine Motor Development Ideas

Pencil Grip!


Below you will find lots of informative resources to guide you and your child towards good pencil grip!

The two images below are from the'King's Park Nursery Getting Ready to Learn' document you will have received from Nursery for home learning. This document is extremely informative for parents/carers.


Please remember to make activities short and enjoyable for your children, just like we would have done if we were in Nursery. Have fun!

Holding a pencil: Activity Ideas!

Tommy Thumb Song!

Fine Motor Skills and Playdough!


Manipulating playdough helps to strengthen hand muscles, develop finger control/coordination and hand-eye coordination. Playdough is a fantastic tactile resource for fine motor development as it is easy to make and can be used and transformed into almost anything!

Fine Motor Skills: Homemade Playdough Recipe

Playdough Activities!