Storytime Share – Fine Motor 1

Standard: Fine Motor

Specific skill focused on: Hand and Finger Skills

Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” (Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young)

Book: Hands by Lois Ehlert

Song: “Hands Up, Hands Down” (David Kisor, Becoming My Own Me)

Book: Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins

Song: “Just Another Finger” (Dog on Fleas, Invisible Friends)

Book: The Handiest Things in the World by Andrew Clements

Song: “Hands Are for Clapping” (Jim Gill, Jim Gill Sings the Sneezing Song and Other Contagious Tunes)

Fingerplay: I Have Ten Little Fingers

Book: Piggies by Don Wood

Song: “Clap Your Hands” (They Might Be Giants, No!)

Activity: Playdough 

Each child received playdough and could use cookie cutters to play with it.

Thoughts: I kept things fairly simple with the playdough, but if you’d like more information on the benefits of playdough, here’s a great post from the Imagination Tree.


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  1. Pingback: Area of Development – Fine Motor | Pre-K Read and Play

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