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Easter Basket Ideas That Promote Fine Motor Skills

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Today I was researching Easter Basket Ideas for my kids and thought I would put together a list to share of Easter Basket Gifts that promote fine motor skills. Each of these ideas are first and foremost FUN, but why not encourage fine motor practice while you're at it?! They pair great with many of these Free Easter Coloring Pages and Printables. I'm updating this post for 2018 as some of the links were out of date.

Easter Basket Ideas That Promote Fine Motor Skills- Popular Toys, Baby Toys, Dollar Store Finds and More from Lalymom

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Every year for all the various holidays, my kids end up with candy and plastic tchotchke type stuff that gets tossed in a drawer and forgotten.

I can't stop other people from giving out that stuff, and my kids love getting it, but I always try to ALSO include some fun items that are developmental in SOME way. Books, puzzles, jump ropes. You get the idea- things that they give them more than a sugar high.


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Popular Toys for Fine Motor Practice

LEGO Easter Chick (I used to recommend the Easter Bunny but I think he has been discontinued.)

Playdough Easter Eggs and Free Printable Playdough Mats.

Glitter Putty Eggs

Easter Cookie Cutters for stamping paint and cutting out play dough.

Jumping Bunnies

Educational Insights Bunny Hop Game

Easter Finger Puppets and Playhouse Set

Crayon Rocks They look a lot like eggs and be sure to print out some Free Coloring Pages to go with them!

Melissa & Doug Water Wow Sets

Jumpin Jack Rabbit Game

Fine Motor Skills Easter Basket Ideas for Babies

TOMY Little Chirpers Egg Sorting Set

Playskool Weebles Spring Pack

Hape First Shapes Puzzle

GUND My First Easter Basket Playset 

Goodnight Moon Baby Toy

Chicken and Egg Stacking Cups

Lamaze Giggle Bunny Ball

Guess How Much I Love You Bunny to pair with the book, Guess How Much I Love You

Easter Basket Ideas for Transfer Skills

Hog Wild Farm Themed Cheater Chopsticks – These are awesome for transferring practice! If you just want one set of chopsticks, these Chimp Chopsticks are also adorable and fun!

Learning Resources Helping Hands Fine Motor Play Set

Golden Easter Eggs to go with these great Egg Tongs

Mini Muffin Transfer Game

Tweedlers Loop End Tweezers – these were our favorites and I loved how affordable they were. They are in the picture above.

Arts and Crafts Fine Motor Easter Basket Ideas

Easter Chalk

Easter Egg Stampers

Wooden Easter Egg Painting Kit

Easter Stickers

Easter Gliders

For more Easter Inspirations please visit my Easter Pinterest Board! Happy Easter to you and your family!

Easter Crafts, Activities and Ideas Pinterest Board from Lalymom

More ideas you should check out!

Pom Pom Collage from Craftulate

Five Little Ducks Fine Motor Play from School Time Snippets

Confetti Eggs from Still Playing School

Quiet Book Fine Motor and Name Recognition Page from Powerful Mothering

Bunny Tail Pom Pom Painting from House of Burke

Drawing: a Fine Motor Activity for Prewriting from Stir the Wonder

Fine Motor Fridays Pinterest Board

 

Looking for an awesome gift for Fine Motor Skills?? If you like trying simple, playful activities with your kids, I invite you to check out a lovely collaborative books fromt he Fine Motor Fridays Team! They are chock full of easy activities, step-by-step tutorials and inspiring photographs from some of the top kids bloggers from around the world! You'll find life skills, busy bags, seasonal activities and so much more! Check out 99 Fine Motor Activities and Volume 2: 100 Fine Motor Activities today!

99 and 100 Fine Motor Activities Books

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