This threading beads for toddlers activity is great for working on their fine motor skills. Not only that, but you can combine this Let’s Play book activity, then you’re teaching them to listen, thread, and find their love of crafting all at the same time.
If you like this toddler activity, check out this bread threading on feathers activity as well!
Let’s Play! Threading Activity for Toddlers
This was a project we recently hosted at Princeton Playspace. Herve Tullet books are always fun for kids, and this activity is a great story plus a craft project for many ages!
The great part about this activity is that it’s something unique and different for your toddler to do. Nowadays there are so many toddler activities that are just the same thing over and over again. And what that means is that your child isn’t learning any new types of skillsets. But this threading beads for toddler activity is different.
It combines colors, fine motor skills and concentration as well.
Is Threading Important for Toddlers?
It really is! When your child is a toddler is the time that you need to be working on their fine motor skills. And even though you’ll need to keep an eye on them at all times because of the small beads, you’ll find that they’ll improve drastically from this fine motor activity.
When can toddlers string beads?
When you feel that it’s safe for them to string beads, it’s time to start. Make certain that they’re not putting things in their mouth and that they understand that they shouldn’t put things in their mouth, either. This is great to do in between appointments or to have on hand for a rainy day at home.
How to do this threading beads for toddlers activity
There’s really no right or wrong way to do this activity, so let your toddler explore their creative side and have fun. However, if you have the “Let’s Play” book, you can do your best to follow along with a certain page that your child loves!
If you’re wanting to turn this activity into even more of a learning activity, you can have your toddler work on their colors and their pattern learning as well.
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