We still have lots of pool noodles (or poodle noodles as my kids call them - ha!) kicking around from our trampoline hack so we put them to good use for this simple fine motor activity. It would also make a great busy bag idea to use in the car or while waiting for appointments. So go grab some pool noodles!
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For this fine motor busy bag, we used:
The longer pool noodles, however, were perfect for my three year old. He quickly figured out a strategy to keep the pool noodle steady. He simply held one end between his legs and feet while he added the rubber bands.
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Pool Noodle Trampoline Safety Hack
Mix & Match Creature Blocks Made from Pool Noodles
Here are some other great fine motor ideas from the weekly Fine Motor Fridays series:
Paperclip Counting 1-20 with Free Printable from Powerful Mothering
Back to School Pencil Frame Craft from Stir the Wonder
Fine Motor School Bus Activity from Craftulate
Fine Motor Bead Art from P is for Preschooler
School Bus Themed Find & Clip the Letter from School Time Snippets
Back to School Sensory Maze from Lalymom
Crayon and Play Dough Color Sort from House of Burke
Fine Motor Math with Bread Ties from Still Playing School