So here's a simple fine-motor skills idea that I tried a couple of days ago. All it takes is a stack of printer paper (or any other paper) and a bunch of stickers (dollar-store ones or leftovers from scrapbooking will do just fine). Turns out it's even better than Kumon since
- It can be customized to fit your child's interests (Mr. M is a budding musician so I found some guitar stickers)
- A child can pick the stickers off the sheet and position them on the piece of drawing paper - that's more fine motor practice
- In addition to mazes, you can play "circle" and "connect" games. Connecting games in particular are great learning activities since you can practice matching sizes, shapes, colors, etc.