This fun DIY activity is perfect for working on those fine motor skills.
- Small recycled cardboard box or shoe box
- Cotton swabs (Q-Tips)
- Small screwdriver or pen
- Scissors- adult
On the top of a small box or shoebox, draw four shapes (circle, triangle, square, heart) using different colored markers. Next, use a small screwdriver or the tip of a pen to make small holes along the outline of each shape. Count how many cotton swabs you’ll need, you need one swab for every two holes, then cut the cotton swabs in half. Fill the holes along each shape with a cut cotton swab until all the holes are filled!
- Fine Motor- Builds strength and coordination of small movements in hands to pick up, squeeze, twist, cut, and manipulate tools and toys.
- Shapes- Identifies shapes and their characteristics.
- Classification- Matches and sorts.