One of the most popular posts on Mess for Less has been our 18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers, so I was inspired to gather some of my favorite Easter Fine Motor Activities. These kids activities are a great way for preschoolers and kindergartners to work on strengthening those important small hand muscles. Fine motor skills help with writing and cutting and become very important when kids start school. These fine motor activities will get kids in the Easter spirit while practicing an important skill.
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If you try out these Easter fine motor activities, you’re probably interested in helping your child develop their fine motor skills. There are a number of supplies that I think are must haves for practicing fine motor skills. Eye droppers are perfect for squeezing up water. Kids Tongs can be used with pom poms and other small items for a quick activity. Pipe cleaners and styrofoam blocks also offer a variety of fine motor uses.
Easter Fine Motor Activities
Liquid Watercolor Decorated Eggs from Mess for Less – Using droppers and liquid watercolors to create vibrantly colored eggs.
Easter Fine Motor Color Matching Activity from Little Bins for Little Hands – Put all those plastic eggs to good use with this fun game.
Easter Egg Garland from Kids Activities Blog – I love how you can use this garland to help countdown to Easter!
Easter Egg Fine Motor Work – Cut it Out Pack from This Reading Mama – Download and print out these Easter pictures to help kids practice their cutting skills.
Spotted Easter Eggs from Mess for Less – You’ll love this unique way to decorate eggs!
Easter Eggs and Toothpicks Fine Motor Sculptures from Stir the Wonder – Check out these cool sculptures made with tiny Styrofoam eggs and toothpicks.
Easter Egg Fine Motor Fun with Pompoms from Craftulate – Practice color matching, sorting and fine motor skills all at once.
Fine Motor Easter Craft from JDaniel4’s Mom – This activity is easy to create using a recycled cereal box.
Easter Egg Lacing Cards from The Kindergarten Connection – You can make these lacing cards yourself and use them to work on fine motor skills, visual perception and visual discrimination skills.
Color Matching Bunny Tails from School Time Snippets – Kids use clothespins to pin the tail on the bunny.
Jeweled Easter Egg Craft from Rhythms of Play – You can use these colorful eggs to decorate for Easter.
Fine Motor Easter Egg Hunt from In the Playroom – This fine motor activity is a fun alternative to a traditional Easter egg hunt.
Easter Egg Counting Game from Inspiration Laboratories – Such a fun way to practice numbers and fine motor skills at the same time.
Easter Transfer Activity from Pre-K Pages – In this fun Easter fine motor activity, kids can scoop and pour materials into plastic eggs.
Woven Easter Egg Place Mats from Parenting Chaos – This is an easy craft to set up as it doesn’t require a lot of materials.
Polka Dot Easter Eggs from Cutting Tiny Bites – Kids decorate paper eggs with eyedroppers. Fun activity for preschoolers!
Easter Picture and Word Tracing Printables from Totschooling – Kids can practice tracing words and pictures with these free printables.
Easter Egg Letter Matching Game from Mess for Less – Kids work on their fine motor skills while matching eggs and practicing letter recognition.
Q-Tip Painted Easter Eggs from No Time for Flashcards – Kids will have fun mixing the paint and decorating the paper eggs.
Printable Easter Egg Garland from Lalymom – This fine motor activity reminds me of the paper dolls I used to cut out as a kid. This is a fun way for little ones to practice scissor skills.
I hope you enjoyed these Easter fine motor activities. If you are looking more fun ways to engage your kids, I highly recommend KiwiCo. As a former teacher, I was really impressed with the quality of materials found in KiwiCo. Some moms have told me that they want to do activities like I do on Mess For Less with their kids, but they just don’t have to the time to go buy all the supplies and prepare them for the activity. KiwiCo is the perfect solution.
Every month your KiwiCo will focus on a particular theme like Colors, Dinosaurs or Gardening. KiwiCo offer a variety of projects ranging from crafts, imaginative play, science experiments and more.