Pre-Writing Activity and Fine Motor Practice with Hot Glue for toddlers and preschoolers

Pre-writing activities for toddlers and preschoolers not only help young learners learn the shape and structure of the letters in the alphabet, but they also help in many other ways. Pre-writing practice teaches the basics to grasp correctly, directionality in writing, encourages fine muscle development and coordination, and also helps kids process sensory information required in the writing process. Here is a super fun Pre-Writing Activity and  Fine Motor activity with Hot Glue for toddlers and preschoolers.

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Pre writing activities for preschoolers are necessary to help children to develop the skills needed for legible handwriting and higher level visual perceptual skills. This hot glue gun activity help students to work on early writing skills before they ever pick up a pencil. Also check out these Indoor gross motor activities for kids.

This hot glue gun fine motor activity is super east to make and can be used for a long time for morning work or early finishers in classroom setting. You can create pre-writing lines, shapes, letters, numbers, or even mazes. Have a look at the video to get started:

Materials Required to set up

  • Hot glue gun
  • Colorful construction papers
  • Clear sheet protectors
  • Dry Erase markers

Step by Step Directions

  • On a colored construction paper draw the lines you wish kids to trace
  • Trace those lines with hot glue gun
  • Let it dry
  • Insert the paper in a sheet protector for durable use
  • Let kids trace and enjoy!

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