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Paper Punch Color Match Turkey- A Thanksgiving Fine Motor Activity for Kids


We are still on a fine motor skills kick in our house so I wanted to do a CUT-Punch-PASTE project to make a Thanksgiving Fine Motor Activity. I thought back to our L is for Leaf Paper Punch Puzzle and thought we could do something similar with turkey feathers. I put the whole thing on […]

Construction Paper Crafts for Kids – Cut, Punch Paste Monster Trucks and Trains

Easy Construction Paper Crafts for Kids - Cut Punch Paste Monster Trucks and Trains. Great kids craft that touches on several fine motor skills.

Welcome back to another Fine Motor Friday! Today I have ideas for construction paper crafts that use all kinds of fine motor skills. It focuses on my toddler’s latest obsessions too! Yes, my 2 1/2 year old is obsessed with Monster Trucks. Trains and construction vehicles too, but right now, totally Monster Trucks. He’s been […]

Contact Paper Ghost Crafts for Kids

Contact Paper Ghost Crafts - A Halloween Fine Motor Invitation to Play on look at how cute this is! Would be fun for a kids Halloween party or playdate!

TGIF and welcome back to another Fine Motor Friday! Today’s Halloween activity was fun for my preschooler AND my toddler. We did these fun and easy ghost crafts the other day and had a blast! Quick note: this post includes affiliate links, which means if you buy anything via those links, my site receives a […]

Contact Paper Doll Dresses

DIY Doll Dresses - Use contact paper and other craft materials to design your own dresses for Barbie and other dolls! SO much fun!

Happy Fine Motor Friday! We are going a little crazy with contact paper lately after last week’s sticky dresses and robot outfits. This contact paper doll dresses activity is pretty similar but my daughter loves it so much I though I’d share it too! If you saw last week’s post, you know that my daughter […]

A is for Apple CUT-Punch-PASTE Craft

A is for Apple Craft on Another CUT Punch Paste Craft for great fine motor skills.

Happy Fine Motor Friday! We are back with the usual suspects this week with an A is for Apple Craft using a simple CUT-punch-PASTE method. This is a super simple craft that incorporates cutting practice, paper punches, gluing and drawing to encourage fine motor skills practice. A is for Apple Craft Materials: Red and green […]

Fine Motor CUT Punch PASTE Grocery Store Play for Kids

Fine Motor Cut Punch Paste Grocery Store Activity for Preschoolers

  Here we are again to bring you some fun Fine Motor Activities for Kids on Fine Motor Friday! Today we have an activity that includes cutting practice, squeezing paper punches, pasting, sorting and lots of fun! My preschooler still enjoys playing with her toy kitchen even though we have had it for two years. Lately […]

Dr. Seuss Activities Seuss Sticks for Dominoes and Math Manipulatives

Dr. Seuss Crafts - Seuss Sticks DIY Dominoes and Math Manipulatives

Even more fun with Dr. Seuss Activities! These Seuss sticks, as I call them, were super easy to make and can be used as dominoes as well as math manipulatives! When I first thought about making these sticks, I pictured making One Fish Two Fish dominoes. We don’t have a fish shaped paper punch though, nor […]

Valentine’s Day Cutting Practice Activities- Fine Motor Fridays

Valentine's Day Cutting Practice Activities for Kids with Cutting Paste and Punch from Lalymom

TGIFMF! This Fine Motor Fridays post focuses on Valentine’s Day Cutting Practice but you can add in paper punching, pasting and coloring depending on what you have on hand. I like to think of these as CUT-Punch-PASTE art projects, which we have done before and really enjoyed. These could be used as kid-made Valentine’s Day gifts, […]

Christmas Shop

Hello and welcome to my Christmas Shop Page! This page is a place to find my Holiday Gift Guides, free Christmas printables,  and Product Recommendations all in one spot! Happy Holidays to you and yours, from the Lalymom family. <3 Holiday Gift Guides Click the photo below to see the complete gift guide. Free Christmas […]

Goodnight Moon Book Words Activities – Free Printable

Free Printable Goodnight Moon Book Words & Letters Fine Motor Activity for kids - cute book extension activity!

Welcome back to another edition of the Virtual Book Club for Kids! I’m so excited to be joining my bloggy friends during this Margaret Wise Brown month with our Goodnight Moon book words activities! I’ve got a free printable as well as affiliate links to make sure you’ve got all the materials you need for […]

3 Fine Motor Activities that Reuse Coffee Sleeves

3 Fine Motor Activities that Reuse Coffee Sleeves on - Reindeer coffee sleeves - check out the other ideas too!

Welcome back for a VERY special Fine Motor Fridays! Not only are we sharing new fine motor activities with you today but we are kicking off a great giveaway for ANYONE interested in Fine Motor Skills! So Check out these fun ways to reuse your coffee sleeves and then stick around at the bottom for the giveaway! […]

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Fine Motor Activity with Printable

Fine Motor Activity for Kids I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly with Free Printable on - my kids love this song!

Welcome to a very special edition of Fine Motor Fridays! Today’s fine motor skills activity not only comes with a free printable that goes along with a beloved children’s song- but it comes with a HUGE announcement! Today is the launch of our brand new book called 99 Fine Motor Ideas for Ages 1 to […]

Sticky Dress & Robot Preschool Fine Motor Activities

Contact Paper Dress Preschool Fine Motor Skills Activity on #earlyed #finemotor #KBN

Happy Fine Motor Friday! Today’s Preschool Fine Motor Activities were SUPER fun! We’ve done contact paper fine motor skills activities before- but never like this! My daughter wanted to play dress up one day and asked to wear a white dress like a fairy she had seen that day. We don’t have a white dresses […]

25 Apple Themed Fine Motor Skills Activities

25 Apple Themed Fine Motos Skills Activites on

With the Back to School season starting I’ve got my mind set on some themes I’d like to work on with the kids. As you might be able to tell from my 30 Back to School Crafts post last week, I’ve got apples on the brain! So today I’ve got Apple Themed Fine Motor Skills […]

St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids- Fine Motor Fridays

St. Patricks Day Craft for Preschoolers Counting Coins Fine Motor Game from Lalymom

This week for Fine Motor Fridays I’ve got a fun St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids that has bonus Fine Motor Fun added in! We haven’t done much for St. Patrick’s Day at our house in the past. We usually get together with friends at a family-friendly Irish Pub in Chicago. It’s pretty fun to […]

Fine Motor Christmas Game- Fine Motor Fridays

Rudolph Fine Motor Game from Lalymom

This week for Fine Motor Fridays I have a Fine Motor Christmas Game that can be used for a wide range of ages, from baby to preschoolers. For babies you could use it to work on pincer grasp, for toddlers or preschoolers you could use it to practice with any number of tools- tweezers, chopsticks, clothespins- whatever you […]

Fine Motor Christmas Art Projects [Fine Motor Fridays]

25 Fine Motor Christmas Art Projects for Kids from Lalymom- Fine Motor Fridays MEGA Roundup #FineMotor #CreativeMamas #PlayMatters #KBNMoms

Welcome to the mega, super, awesome Fine Motor Fridays- Christmas Roundup Edition! I am teaming up with the usual (awesome blogger) suspects to bring you a “progressive roundup,” if you will, of Fine Motor Christmas Activities! Each blogger has chosen a different fine motor skills topic and has compiled an inspiring list of activities from […]

Christmas Crafts for Kids – Handprint Wreaths

CUT-Punch-PASTE Christmas Hand Wreath Fine Motor Craft For Kids from Lalymom

  We are settling into the holiday season with Christmas right around the corner. Ladybug’s Preschool has started doing Christmas Crafts for Kids so we’re doing some at home as well. You know how I love sneaking in extra fine motor skills when we do activities and art projects and three-year olds like the variety and […]

Birthday Themed Fine Motor Activities for Kids – Fine Motor Fridays

For this week’s Fine Motor Fridays post, I’m taking all those odds and ends left after a birthday party and using them for some fun fine motor activities for my three year old and one year old! Having had four kids birthday parties in our house, we have oodles of decorations, goody bag treats and […]

Fine Motor Skills Activity Dashboard for Kids

Best Kids Activities of 2013 from Lalymom: Fine Motor Dashboard

  Welcome back for week three of Fine Motor Fridays.  Craftulate, And Next Comes L, Stir the Wonder and School Time Snippets are with me as well to share another round of new fine motor skills activities. This week I wanted to find a fun way for my three year old to practice twisting and turning. […]

Halloween Fine Motor Activities that Promote Cutting Practice

Halloween Fine Motor Skills Acitivities to Encourage Cutting Practice from Lalymom

Kids love Halloween so why not give them some fun ways to work on their fine motor skills that have a spooky twist?! Here are four totally simple ways to practice cutting during the Halloween season…plus one that takes a litttttle more prep time. But not MUCH more! We did these all outside to cut […]

7 Fall Themed Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers

These 7 Cut Punch Paste crafts are super fun fine motor activities for preschoolers that hit all the great fall themes! Fall is around the corner and while the weather certainly is not reflecting that where I am, it is time to break out the fall themed art projects.  You know what I mean. You’ve […]

30+ Fab Toys and Accessories for Vertical Surface Play

30+ Fab and Fun Toys and Accessories for Encouraging Vertical Surface Play

Today’s post is a buyer’s guide for anyone looking to encourage vertical surface play in their home, classroom, play room or preschool. We love taking things vertical at our house! It is awesome for truck stabilization, core muscle development, hand-eye coordination, should strength and ultimately it aids fine motor skills and even handwriting! And bonus- […]

Printable Self Care and Morning Routine Busy Bag

Free Printable Dry Erase Mats for Morning Routine and Self Care - Part of the Busy Bags Blog Hop Kindergarten Readiness Edition!

Welcome back to another edition of the Busy Bags Blog Hop! Today we are sharing 13 activities for Kindergarten Prep! My contribution is a set of printables for self care and morning routines! I’ve got a couple affiliate links for shopping too. The rest of the busy bag ideas are right at the bottom! My daughter will […]

Diy Gifts for Friends – 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge

shrinky dink gifts great friendship gift ideas

Today I am joining a fantastic group of bloggers on the closing day of the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge. This week was all about showing kindness to friends so I’m sharing some DIY Gifts with Shrinky Dinks that you can make with recycled materials or store bought items. The 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge, hosted by […]

Simple Activity for Learning Colors for Toddlers

Simple Activity for Learning Colors for Toddlers on Great for color recognition, sorting and fine motor skills practice!

It is time for another Fine Motor Friday! Today’s simple fine motor skills activity is all about learning colors for toddlers. Mister 1 noticed Miss 4’s Frozen Fractals sticky collage on the window the other day and I thought he might like to stick some torn paper onto it. He went crazy for it so […]