Easy Fine Motor Skills Hoops


Today I am sharing a lovely quick activity that promotes fine motor skills development and dexterity.

It’s really easy to set up and no special crafty bits are required!

Fine Motor Skills from https://lukeosaurusandme.co.uk

All you’ll need are 2 toilet rolls, scissors and a rolling pin.

How To:

  • (Optional) Ask your little one to colour in/paint your empty toilet rolls. Add some glitter, sequins – whatever they desire!
  • Cut the toilet rolls into 1 cm strips, then squish back into a circular shape.

Fine Motor Skills Hoops over at https://lukeosaurusandme.co.uk

  • Hold your rolling pin (or any other long, thin stick type thingy ma bob you have lying around the house) and let your little one thread them on.

Easy Fine Motor Skills Hoops over at https://lukeosaurusandme.co.uk

That’s it!

A dead easy activity that’s easy to set up with no real preparation needed.

Fine Motor Skills Activity over at https://lukeosaurusandme.co.uk

You can talk about colours if you have decorated the cardboard rolls, you can count them as the hoops are placed on the pole, and if your child is a little more dexterous than mine, they can hold the rolling pin themselves and thread the hoops on.




    • Lukeosaurus And Me
      May 11, 2015 / 7:43 pm

      I’m glad you like it! It’s really fun and REALLY easy to set up. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by. xx

    • Lukeosaurus And Me
      May 11, 2015 / 7:42 pm

      I find it a lot easier to enjoy invitation to play based activities when it’s just something you can throw together in a few seconds and get instant gratification. I makes the whole “let’s do something really fun” a lot let stressful! I’m glad you liked the post, thanks for dropping by! xx

  1. May 11, 2015 / 3:22 pm

    Great idea, little man still a little too young yet, he’d only eat the paper right now haha
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    • Lukeosaurus And Me
      May 11, 2015 / 7:41 pm

      Hahah, oh dear! At least it’s card and wouldn’t dissolve quite so quickly! I’m glad you enjoyed my post, thanks for stopping by! xx

  2. May 11, 2015 / 4:58 pm

    Great idea, I can’t wait until my little one is old enough to enjoy these kind of activities. Thanks for sharing, #mummymondays
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    • Lukeosaurus And Me
      May 11, 2015 / 7:40 pm

      Thank you! 🙂 Around 8 – 12 months little ones start picking up objects and dropping them, so it’s a fun thing to introduce then even if your LO doesn’t quite understand the concept. Thanks for stopping by. xx

  3. Lukeosaurus And Me
    May 11, 2015 / 7:40 pm

    I have SO MANY empty loo rolls here, I save them all up!! Glad to be of service. 😉 Thanks for stopping by lovely. xx

  4. May 15, 2015 / 6:32 am

    Cute idea! I love the idea of decorating them too, to extend the activity.

    Great post for #toddlerapprovedtuesday thanks so much for linking xx
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    • Lukeosaurus And Me
      May 15, 2015 / 11:16 am

      Thanks lovely 🙂 Luke has found it fun ! Xx

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