Fun hand strengthening exercises and activities can help kids build the most important foundation for other fine motor skills: strong muscles in the hands! As pediatric therapists, we’re experts at making hand strengthening fun and interesting. Below, you’ll find all of our best resources and hand strengthening exercises!
Hand Strengthening Information
The following resources and ideas (including free printable handouts) are a great place to start when it comes to hand strengthening for kids!
How to Tell if Your Child Has Weak Hands (Free Printable)
Hand Strengthening Through Everyday Play (Free Printable)
Why Kids’ Hands Aren’t As Strong As They Used to Be (Free Printable)
Hand Strengthening Exercises and Activities
These hand strengthening exercises and activities will keep things fresh and fun at home, in the classroom, or in the therapy room! Kids will be having so much fun, they won’t even realize how hard they’re working those muscles!
The Hand Strengthening Handbook
The Hand Strengthening Exercise Program
12 Fun Toys for Hand Strengthening
Hand Strength: 35 Fun Activities for Kids
Making an Impression Fine Motor Activity
Punchy Christmas Tree Craft for Kids
Pick a Pumpkin Activity (Free Printable)
Super Easy Fine Motor Activity
Paint Samples & Hole Punches Activity
Holiday Fine Motor Patterning Activity (Free Printable)
Tape Collage Pages (Free Printable)
DIY Fine Motor Advent Calendar