Apple-Themed Fine Motor Activities

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Adding a fun theme to your fine motor activities is a great way to keep kids interested in working on their fine motor skills. Today I am sharing some fun apple themed fine motor activities that your kids will love!

collage of apple-themed fine motor activities for kids.

Apple-Themed Fine Motor Activities for Kids

Crafts are a great way to include fine motor practice in your child's day. In this list of activity suggestions, you'll find a good mix of crafts, art projects, as well as some sensory-related activities too.

Apple-Themed Pre-Writing & Handwriting Activities

Let's start with some great ways to practice writing and pre-writing with apples.

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Apple Pie Sand Tray – Homeschooling My Kinetic Kids

What an amazing smell this would be while practicing spelling words, the alphabet, or pre-writing lines!

Apple Sensory Table with Tongs – Teaching Two & Three-Year-Olds

Adding tongs to any sensory bin is a great way to add in some fine motor activity.

Apple Spice Play Dough Pre-Writing Path – The Preschool Toolbox

I am a sucker for any pre-writing activity, so I love this pre-writing line path with apple spice play dough.

Play dough mats are a great way to work on handwriting and pre-writing, here are two options for you.

Apple Counting Play Dough Mats – Fun with Mama

Apple Counting Play Dough Mats – The Art Kit

These fall poke activity pages are also a great way to practice pincer grasp (needed for pencil grasp).

Fall Picture Pokes – Your Therapy Source

Apple-Themed Fine Motor Crafts

Crafts are a great way to get fine motor practice into your day. Plus, they are always great keepsakes and fun!

collage of apple-themed fine motor activities for kids.

Yarn Apple Craft Garland – Red Ted Art

Mixed Media Apple Craft – The Art Kit

Paper Plate Yarn Weaving Apple – Non-Toy Gifts

Tissue Paper Apple Craft – Jinxy Kids

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Apple Stamping – Teaching 2 & 3-Year-Olds

Torn Scrapbook Paper Apple Tree Craft – 3 Dinosaurs

Apple Cookie Cutter Painting – 3 Dinosaurs

Construction Paper Apple Craft – Twichetts

Apple-Themed Fine Motor Activities

And finally, here are some great fine motor activities that work on pincer grasp and many other skills.

Apple-Themed Fine Motor Color Matching Sensory Bin – The Resourceful Mama

Apple-Themed Quiet Book Activity – Teach Me Mommy

Apple Rhyming Craft & Activity – The Preschool Toolkit

Fine Motor Apple Trees – Teach Me Mommy

ABC Apple Matching Printable (peeling stickers) – Artsy Momma

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Heather Greutman, COTA

Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience in school-based OT services for preschool through high school. She uses her background to share child development tips, tools, and strategies for parents, educators, and therapists. She is the author of many ebooks including The Basics of Fine Motor Skills, and Basics of Pre-Writing Skills, and co-author of Sensory Processing Explained: A Handbook for Parents and Educators.

CONTENT DISCLAIMER: Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
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