For a really good -sensory- fine-motor -motor - control activity, take these materials: cheap shampoo with color, bead, large zip lock and a maze to the child's ability. OT Note: Make easier by using a simpler maze with larger spaces
Make these simple sensory bottles as a hands-on manipulative to talk about the weather. Great for circle time! I would use this in a kindergarten class. put the children in 5 groups and let them tell class mates what they think about their bottle.
Had when i worked in a preschool and kids love them! I would use colored sand instead of white salt. DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter