Sewing & Stringing in Preschool

These art activities for sewing and stringing help young children with fine motor development.

Sewing and Stringing: Fine Motor in Preschool

Plate Sewing

Children sewed yarn through a styrofoam plate. Yarn pieces were tied to plastic needles.

Sewing a Plate

Sewing Burlap

Children sewed yarn through burlap squares. Yarn pieces were tied to plastic needles.

Sewing Burlap

Stringing Straws

Children strung pieces of cut straws onto yarn. Yarn pieces were tied to plastic needles.

Stringing Straws

Stringing Beads

Children string pony beads on a pipe cleaner. The pipe cleaners can be made into bracelets or Christmas ornaments. They also make nice window decorations. Just loop them or twist them and hang in a window.

bead sculpture
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