FINE MOTOR SKILLS

Threading

RESOURCES NEEDED:

~ Variety of buttons of different shapes and sizes

~ String or wool

~ Scissors

~ Tape

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Cut a length of string for the threading.

2. Tie a button to one end of the string, to stop the other buttons falling off.

3. Wrap a small amount of tape around the free end, to make a solid end for threading.

4. Show your child how to thread the string through the holes in the buttons using the solid end.

5. Encourage your child to practice and master the method of threading and pulling the string through.