How can a play dough recipe turn into a spring fine motor activity? Easy! All you have to do is add in a few creative extras and your child can start building her eye-hand coordination, dexterity and hand/finger muscle control skills.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Play dough makes the perfect base for fine motor play! Not only can your child roll, pound, pinch, tear and mold it giving her hands a total workout, but she can also use it in plenty of other imaginative ways.
For this activity, we’re going to make a batch of spring green play dough and turn it into a grassy surface. After you cook up the play dough, your child can ‘grow’ her very own garden. Obviously, she’s not going to use real seeds or grow real flowers. For this spring fine motor activity, she’ll get the chance to use a few different methods