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Fine Motor Tasks

Fine motor practice.

Learning Goals

  • Grasping small items to work on fine motor control


  • Ice cube tray or egg carton
  • Tweezers
  • Small items such as:
    • beads
    • beans
    • pompoms
    • cotton balls
    • seeds
    • raisins


  • Use empty ice cube tray or egg cartons to hold small items.
  • The learner can use the tweezers to remove or place items into trays.
  • Consider extending this activity into a sorting task. The learner can sort the items into other containers, based on similar properties such as colour or shape.