Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching it’s the perfect time to add this theme into your fine motor and gross motor activities.  Fine motor with conversation hearts and cupid is the best.  At a young age (3-5)  I’m not a big fan of tons of worksheets, but instead working on fine motor through manipulatives and play as much as possible. Check out some of the fun Valentine’s Day themed motor activities!

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities

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Valentine’s Day is perfect for fine motor and gross motor skills.  Check out some of these fun Valentine’s Day gross motor activities. This week we’ve been trying out some fun Valentine’s Day fine motor and my preschooler has put his stamp of approval on these activities. Instead of begging for the iPad during his “quiet time” he’s starting to ask what “game” he can do today.  We have all of these activities available for you in the Shop!

Valentine’s Day Flowers – Freebie

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Start off with this fun flower themed freebie.  Print off the sheets and laminate if you want to use them over and over.  If you prefer one time use these would be fun for a Valentine gift.  Use Wiki Sticks, Crayons, Markers, or manipulatives to create your vase of Valentine’s Day flowers.  This freebie can be found in the freebie library.

Conversation Heart Roll

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Print and laminate conversation heart board for longevity.  Roll the dice. Find the conversation heart that has the same number as the dice.  Cover that heart using a conversation heart. Use the tongs, tweezers, fingers etc. to transfer the conversation heart to the game board. To increase the challenge, match the color of the conversation heart as well.

Heart Pom Sort

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Laminate and cut out hearts. Using a card stock paper will make the skates more durable and last longer. Place Poms in a container or nearby. Use tongs, spoon, or hands to match poms on correct color skate.

I Love You To Pieces Cutting and Glue

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Print the I Love You To Pieces Sheet.  Using a variety of different scrap papers cut small pieces of paper to fill up the heart! Use glue to add the pieces of paper to the heart.

Valentine’s Day Lacing Cards

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Print and laminate (optional) lacing hearts.  Using a card stock paper will help to make the cards last longer so they can be used year after year.  Use a hole punch to punch out the lacing holes – great fine motor activity.  Lace around the heart using string, yarn, or shoe laces. Two sizes are included for your ease and ability to punch holes (depending on your hole punch).  This also works as a great project to bring home!

Conversation Heart Clip Cards

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Laminate and cut your conversation hearts card.  Place the clothes pin on the correct number indicated by the number of conversation hearts on the card. Cards are for numbers 0-12.  This also works on one to one correspondence skills!

Valentine’s Day Pre-Writing Strokes

Here are two different Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities.  The first is pre-writing strips.

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Laminate and cut out pre-writing strips Use a dry erase marker for writing so it can easily be wiped off lamination and re-used again. Pre-writing strips can be practiced in multiple ways. Use of fingers to follow lines. Follow the lines with a paint brush Use materials such as Wiki Stix to go over lines and shapes. Follow the lines with pipe cleaners. Follow the lines with manipulatives (like conversation hearts)

Valentine’s Day Writing Station

Valentine's Day Fine Motor Activities that are perfect for preschool or kindergarten. These fun Valentine's Day fine motor activities could easily be incorporated into occupational therapy as well. A fun way to work on fine motor skills!

Laminate and cut out cards. Fill a tray with sand or salt. Adding glitter or sprinkles can add to the Valentine’s Day Theme. Use fingers or paint brush work on pre-writing strokes and letters.

Get Your Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities

At Pink Oatmeal we understand that you are busy.  We want to make these activities easy for you so we’ve done the work of creating them and putting them in a pack for you.  Grab all your Valentine’s Day fine motor activities today!  ALL of the above activities are included for you in this pack!  There are 32 pages of printables so you can enjoy these now and continue to use them over and over again!  Get them in the Shop !

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