My boys always loved playing with wooden stringing beads — just practicing or making necklaces and bracelets with their names or sayings on them. (Actually, one of my favorite “jewelry” pieces is just that.)
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Melissa & Doug Deluxe Wooden Stringing Beads (Fine Motor Toys)
Any way you string them, these beads spell fun! Lots of wooden letter beads (200+!), gorgeous shapes and brightly colored laces are packed in a handy wooden tray to create fabulous bracelets and necklaces.
- Made using the highest quality materials
- Tested to be safe and durable
- Great fun for your baby and child
- Over 200 wood letters and beads
- Stores conveniently
- Brightly colored
Oodles of options
The options are endless with this set of painted wooden letter and shape stringing beads! Young jewelry designers can express their unique artistic flair with the generous number of beads– more than 200– and eight color-coordinated cords and clasps. There are 170 white cube-shaped beads featuring uppercase letters for creating personalized pieces; colorful accent beads include hearts, flowers, stars, fish, butterflies, and geometric shapes. From necklaces to bracelets to anklets and more, creativity will flourish with this stringing bead set. All materials store neatly in the compartmentalized wooden bead tray.
As children entertain themselves for hours crafting unique and beautiful projects with this deluxe set, they’ll also develop key skills, including fine motor, patterning, and designing. Beading helps kids four and older develop manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor skills. These thick, solid-colored beads in a variety shapes promote color and shape recognition, and can be used to help teach sequencing, patterning, sorting, counting, and more. The alphabet beads teach letter recognition and beginning spelling skills. Beading activities improve concentration and promote problem solving and creative expression, too! The high-quality materials and beautiful beads produce impressive results they’ll be proud to wear and share with friends and family.
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Fine Motor Resources
- Fine Motor Toys & Tools
- 99 Fine Motor Ideas for Ages 1-5
- Alphabet Fine Motor Activities with Lego Bricks
- Fine Motor and Handwriting Activities Bundle
- ABC Fine Motor Mats
- Fine Motor Skills Activity Packet
- Flip and Fill Animal Fine Motor Game
- Print and Play Fine Motor Activities
- Progress Monitoring Forms – Fine Motor Skills
- 100 Fine Motor Ideas
For fine motor practice and ideas:
Fine Motor Fun: Hundreds of Developmentally Age-Appropriate Activities Designed to Improve Fine Motor SkillsBasics of Fine Motor Skills: Developmental Activities for KidsThe OT’s Activity Book: Worksheets created by a pediatric occupational therapist for fine motor, visual motor, and visual perceptual developmentBig Skills for Little Hands® Trace Shapes Workbook—Learning Shapes, Colors, Fine Motor Skills, Tracing Activity Book