There are many toys and activities available for helping a child develop fine motor skills, which are important for a child to master. It’s also important for parents and caregivers to keep an eye on this in case the child does not master these skills, so they can investigate occupational therapy or other solutions.
Clip Connect Toy
This brightly colored 100 Piece Clip Connect Building Blocks set has endless options for a child to create. While involved in play with these blocks your child will enhance upon independent play, eye-hand coordination, and dexterity. These blocks are useful to occupational therapists, and children with autism for sensory development
Bead Peg Board Toy
Peg Boards are used in preschools and by Occupational Therapists to help children with development of fine motor skills. Children need opportunities that will strengthen these skills, and these peg boards provide this. This set has pattern cards, or your child can create their own designs with just the transparent board.
Melissa & Doug Latches Wooden Activity Board
This Wooden Activity Board is great for building those all-important motor skills, color recognition, counting, problem solving, and memory recall. Toddlers will figure out how to open six different latches/locks on the doors of the board to discover what animal, color, and number is behind each door.
Hedgehog Threading Lacing Beads
The Hedgehog Threading & Lacing wooden beads toy will help your child with eye-hand coordination, dexterity, and essential motor skills. Toddlers will be encouraged to pretend play with the 80 colorful wooden beads they can lace onto the Hedgehog shape board, with the included wooden needle that is safe for children.
Yoovi Early Learning Basic Life Skills Learn to Dress Boards
If you are looking for educational learning toys for your toddler, these Early Learning Basic Life Skills ‘Learn to Dress’ boards are a must have. The boards are hard carton and easy for little hands to hold while they practice mastering the skill, and developing fine motor and cognitive skills, eye-hand coordination, and problem solving.
Melissa & Doug Pattern Blocks and Boards
The sky is the learning limit with these colorful geometric Pattern Blocks and double-sided Boards that will provide your child with hours of learning through play. Children will learn color recognition, differences in shapes, problem solving, and enhance hand-eye coordination as they work to fit each piece in it’s place by color and shape.
HABA Town Maze Magnetic Game
The Haba Town Maze Magnetic Game has a magnetic wand tethered to the board, so your toddler can slide it over the plastic cover to guide the balls home to their matching garage. Navigation will take patience with a lot of fun, while your child develops motor and spatial skills among other.
Jumbo Lacing & Stringing Wooden Beads
These Jumbo Lacing and Stringing Wooden Animal Beads help your child in the development of intricate motor skills and enhances their counting and sequencing skills. The wooden needle makes it easy for little hands to string the lace through the beads, and the metal storage box keeps the set together.
Little Treasures Fruit and Vegetables for Pretend Cutting Food
With this Fruit and Vegetables Play Kitchen food your child will be able to pretend play their cutting skills with the cutting boards and knives. The food is hook and loop connected so they can slice them and fit them back together with the double sided sticky surface, enhancing fine motor skills.
Skoolzy Preschool Large Lacing Beads
Brightly colored large stringing beads are great for toddlers, occupational therapy, and autism. Children develop their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination, through sorting and stringing the beads, and their imagination guides them in play. These beads come with a storage bag, so your child doesn’t have to leave the learning behind.
Skoolzy Straws and Connectors Building Kits
There’s no limit to what your child can create with their imagination, and this Straw and Connector Building Kit, which comes with a colorful cloth storage tote bag, is perfect. Children are introduced to counting, grouping, sorting, building, constructing, and designing, while developing motor skills, and enhancing spatial thinking and problem-solving skills.
Puzzle-shaped Block Set
Every toddler should have this Jumbo-Sized Puzzle-shaped Block set to give them an early start at puzzles. This size is great for little hands, and eye-hand coordination as well as other skills development. Your toddler can create their own puzzles from these brightly colored pieces while they count and sort.
Learning Resources Sand & Water Fine Motor Set
This Sand & Water 4-piece fine motor tool set is a great size for little hands to manipulate, and for developing motor skills during play time. The tools strengthen hand muscles and coordination during interactive play, and toddlers can use this tool set in the bathtub or at the beach.
Skoolzy Toddler Toys Peg Button Art
The Toddler Toys Peg Button Art is a great pegboard with 48 large chunky peg buttons in bright colors, and 12 different images to use with the option for your child to create their own pattern with the transparent board. Pegboards make great toys for occupational therapy.
Melissa & Doug Basic Skills Board
This Basic Skills Board for toddlers to learn life skills is a friendly bear who’s also a puzzle which zips and buckles, buttons and snaps, and laces up. The bear’s clothing is attached to puzzle pieces which can be removed to practice the skills, while developing other important skills.
Learning Resources Hide-N-Go-Fish
Hide-N-Go-Fish is a great tactile learning and sensory awareness toy as your toddler will have to reach through the vinyl flaps of the fish bowl to find the brightly colored fish. The fish interlock for motor skill development, and your child’s imagination will guide them in hours of pretend play.
Melissa & Doug Magnetic Wand Number Maze
Melissa and Doug’s magnetic wand number maze wooden puzzle activity has farm animals for counting and number matching. Your toddler will learn number recognition and counting skills, along with eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. Toddlers will have a blast with these magnetic activity boards and love spending time mastering the skills.
MICHLEY Interlocking Builders Blocks Play Set
Interlocking Builders Blocks Play set is great for helping a child to develop their fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, dexterity, and independent play. It’s a great toy for sensory development, for use in occupational therapy, and for children with autism. With the 90+ pieces your child can build some great things.
Kids Wooden Button Fine Motor Skills Toy
This Wooden Sewing on Buttons Lacing Beads Board is a great toy for toddlers and ideal for hand-eye coordination. The brightly colored linden board, thread, and buttons are sized well for tiny hands, and will improve your child’s grip, and even more importantly, they will be proud of the work they complete.
Learning Resources Veggie Farm Sorting Set
Your toddler will love this Veggie Farm Sorting set, with 46 brightly colored vegetable pieces from the farm, and a fold up carrying case. Children will learn to sort by colors, numbers, and shapes during pretend play with these toy vegetables and garden, which your toddler can take on the go and use to teach their friends about farming.
Skoolzy Jumbo Nuts and Bolts Toddler Toys
Jumbo Nuts and Bolts are perfect for toddlers for color and shape matching, motor skill, and social development. Jumbo sized toys are great for little hands to grasp and manipulate with ease and bright colors and different shapes bring curiosity. These make great therapy tools for Alzheimer, Parkinson’s, and stroke recovery patients, too.
Learning Resources Gator Grabber Tweezers
If you’re looking for development toys for your child to improve their pincer grasp and hand-eye coordination, this bucket of Gator Grabber tweezers is just what your imaginative child needs. Perfect for tactile learners, these brightly colored tweezers fit little hands well as they use them to pick up small items.
Skoolzy Peg Board Set
The Skoolzy Peg Board Set comes with 30 colorful pegs and a large foam peg board and is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers learning color recognition, sorting, and counting. Children can stack the oversized pegs easily with their little hands and fingers and further develop those vital motor skills.
Melissa & Doug Lace and Trace Activity Set
The Lace and Trace Activity Set with 5 wooden panels, and matching laces with adorable farm animals, will have toddlers running to develop their important motor skills with the crew while in pretend play. They will learn to identify shapes, animals, and recognition of colors, eye-hand coordination, and attention skills.
KidKraft Figure 8 Train Set
This Figure 8 Train Set has its own mini community with the pieces included making it great for pretend play for your toddler. Connecting the train track pieces helps your child develop fine motor skills, and the pieces are small enough to fit well in small hands.
ALEX Toys Little Hands String A Farm
It’s time to string up the farm with this Little Hands String a Farm with animals and other items you would find on a farm. The activity of stringing here promotes sequencing and counting skills, develops fine motor skills, and encourages pretend play. Your toddler will love the big chunky beads in this set.
Back Bay Play Convertible Picnic Table
Your child will spend hours outdoors in pretend play with this All in One Kids Premium Sand and Water Convertible Picnic Table with bench seats. They can start their day having a picnic with friends, then play with the water and sand table, then close those up when it’s time to color.
Artoys Finger Crayons
Toddler Finger Crayon Sticks are stackable and non-toxic, come in 12 basic colors, and fit easily on little fingers to color with ease. The perfect crayon for those just beginning to color, and for little hands that find it difficult to hold regular sized crayons.
Learning Resources Smart Snacks Shape Sorting Cupcakes
These Smart Snacks Shape Sorting Cupcakes are a great example of making learning fun with shape recognition, fine motor skills, and color identification. This set has eight colorful cupcakes in a plastic pan, and the cupcake tops must be matched to their bottoms by their shapes by your little baker.
Yoovi Montessori Learn to Dress Boards
The Learn to Dress boards quiet book teaches your child to Zip, Snap, Button, Buckle, Lace, and Tie, while building fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, tactile learning, encouraging independence, and empowering your child. The book is easy to manipulate with little hands and is colorful and simple.
Little Tikes Fish 'n Splash Water Table
Preschool children love tables like this Fish ‘n Splash Water table, and with this example toddlers can pretend they are fishing by themselves or with friends. A basket is included to put the fish they catch into and count, and the fish bowl can be filled with water.
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