~ Things to include in student portfolios for fine motor skills ~
Children cut one-inch strips of paper and glue them on to make a mosaic.
Cutting a Circle
Children practice cutting a circle.
Children cut along the lines and stop at the stickers.
Children cut out pictures from magazines and glue on paper.
Children lace yarn through the holes on a lacing card. I made these by tracing and cutting an outline of a butterfly on old file folders.
Observational Assessments/ Anecdotal Records
Fitting small items together
Observe children as they fit small items together, such as Legos, Unifix cubes.
Observe children as they string pony beads on pipe cleaners.