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Heart Shape - Fine Motor Skills

Heart Shape - Fine Motor Skills

Heart play dough fine motor skills preschool activity

What you need:

Heart printables
Laminating sheets or clear sheet protector



Learning Goals and Standards:

Fine motor skills


Print Heart printables and laminate for extra strength or place inside a clear sheet protector sleeve.

What you do:

Demonstrate to children how to pinch and take a small piece of playdough and place it on their hand. Then demonstrate how to form a small ball with both hands. Let children make small balls out of the play dough. 

Next, hand out a heart mat to the children. Demonstrate how to place the play dough balls on the circles on the heart shape. Then, with their index fingers, thumb, etc. press the play dough balls flat.