100+ Fall Fine Motor Activities

Looking at the links from last week’s party, it was clear we had to go with our favorite way to play…working on Fine Motor skills.  We went with a Fall theme this week, and WOW, were there a ton of fun and creative fall themed fine motor activities to choose from!  You guys are seriously talented and creative!  Check out the features below for tons of fall inspiration and ways to incorporate fine motor skills into play.


Fall Themed Sensory Bins:

Kids love to play with sensory bins! Not only do they get to explore textures, scents, colors, and all of the senses, but they get to work those little muscles in their hands as they explore and manipulate objects of different sizes and shapes.  These sensory bins are sure to get you in the mood for fall!

Water Beads Apples Sensory Bin by Little Bins for Little Hands
Sweet Potato Ooey Gooey Goop for Fall by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails


Witches Brew Sensory Bin by Plain Vanilla Mom

Fall Sink or Float Fun by B-Inspired Mama
Alphabet Scavenger Hunt by Munchkin and Bean
Fall Sensory Bins by The Jenny Evolution
30+ Apple Sensory Tubs by Living Montessori Now


Fall Themed Water Table by Sugar Aunts

Pumpkin Sensory Bin by Sugar Aunts


Fall Themed Fine Motor Manipulation Activities:

From pinching, to cutting, to tip to tip finger grasp…to finger isolation and whole hand grasp; these activities will allow the child to develop the small muscles of their hands and prepare them for tasks like coloring, handwriting, cutting, clothing management and so much more!
Thumbtacked Pumpkins by Simple Fun For Kids
Fall Color Apple Stamping by Happy Hooligans
25 Fall Invitations to Play by My Nearest and Dearest

Fall Themed Crafts:

These activities will encourage fine motor dexterity with lacing, pinching, pencil grasp, and more…all with a super cute craft to display!
Preschooler Scarecrow Craft by There’s Just One Mommy
Stuffed Paper Apples by Buggy and Buddy
10 Unique Fall Crafts by Buggy and Buddy
Human Skeleton Craft by Adventures At Home with Mum
Tissue Paper Art Apple Tree by Fantastic Fun and Learning
A Collection of Preschool Activities by Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds 

Fall Themed Play Dough: 

Pinching, rolling, smashing, poking…play dough and clay are the ultimate fine motor strengthening medium!  We love all of these fall themed dough and clay activities…perfect for the season!
Play Dough Apple Orchard by Plain Vanilla Mom
Apple Pie Play Dough by Where Imagination Grows
Fall Tree Clay Leaves by Simple Fun For Kids
Play Dough and Fall Wildflowers by My Nearest and Dearest

4 thoughts on “100+ Fall Fine Motor Activities”

  1. Thanks for hosting again! And thank you for featuring my Jack O Lantern Finger Puppet with all these other fun fall crafts! Have a lovely weekend!

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