Fine motor feather burlap weaving is a creative way to build many fine motor skills needed for functional tasks. This creative weaving activity uses a few materials you might have in your craft area or can be easily found in craft stores. Grab some feathers and get ready to work on those fine motor skills! If you re looking for easy ways to sneak in bilateral coordination skills, we’ve got a ton to share!
Fine Motor Feather Burlap Weaving Activity
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This fine motor activity was last minute project that used feathers that we received from www.craftprojectideas and burlap ribbon in a couple different colors.
To work on fine motor skills with this weaving activity, cut the burlap ribbon into squares. Then, start weaving the feathers through the holes of the burlap material. There is no right or wrong way to complete this activity. It’s a true process art activity that works on so many fine motor skills.
Overlap pieces of burlap ribbon for a colorful collage art that is hands-on and multi-textural.
Try “racing” one feather against another in a piece of burlap ribbon. This is a great way to build spatial and positional awareness as well as eye-hand coordination.
Fine Motor Skills in a Weaving Activity:
So, what exactly are you working on when completing this project?
Threading the feathers through the holes of the burlap ribbon is a fun way to work on many skills needed for skills like pencil grasp, handwriting, manipulating clothing fasteners, and tying shoes. Click on each of the links above to read more about that skill area as well as additional creative activities designed to build that particular area.
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