Torn paper art work using recycled art:
Fine motor exercise for kids: Tearing paper.
Tearing long strips of paper is especially a great fine motor task. To tear a long sheet of paper, you need to grasp the paper with an effective, yet not too strong grasp. Tear too fast, and the paper is torn diagonally and not into strips. Tearing the paper slowly while focusing on strait torn lines really encourages a workout of those intrinsic muscles. We tore an 9×11 piece of painted printer paper into long strips, lengthwise. The thin paper isn’t too difficult to tear, but requires control.
. The thicker paper requires a bit more strength.
to create grass by making small tears. Be careful not to tear the whole way across the strip! What a workout this is for those hand muscles.
and create a sun. This is another fabulous fine motor workout. Tearing a circle-ish shape and creating small tears really works those muscles in the hands.