Donut Fine Motor Activities

Don’t miss these donut fine motor activities which include tracing practice, drawing, counting, and scissor practice with a fun donut theme! 

Add these worksheets to your donut activities for preschoolers. You will love helping your preschoolers build the muscles in their hands, and they will love the fun donut-theme graphics on each activity page. 

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Add these free preschool printables to your list of fine motor activities for preschoolers. These pages are so versatile, and your kids are going to love them!

Donut Fine Motor Activities Pack

These pages are print-and-go making them perfect for busy preschool moms and teachers. Many of them can be used on-the-go, as well. 

First, we have a tracing page. You can print these pages on regular printer paper and have your kids use pencils or crayons to trace the lines. 

You could print them on cardstock and laminate them, as well. If you do this, your kids can use dry-erase markers to trace the lines. Then, you can erase the lines for them to do the activity again. 

For a whole different fine motor activity, your kids can use WikkiStix to trace the lines. WikkiStix are wax-coated strands of yarn that kids can bend and mold to make shapes. The wax sticks to the laminated pages making them perfect for a portable activity.

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Next up, you’ll find some donut coloring pages. These can be used in a variety of ways. The simplest way to use them is to have kids color the donuts drawing sprinkles on each one as they go. 

You can print the pages on colored paper if your kids don’t want to color them. Then, you can have them put playdough sprinkles or colored bead “sprinkles” on the donuts. 

Playdough is a fun fine motor tool, because kids build their muscles by pinching and rolling the playdough into “sprinkles”. If you choose to use bead “sprinkles”, have your kids use tongs to pick them up. That’s another way to build fine motor muscles.

Lastly, you’ll find three “color and trace” or “color and cut” pages. After coloring the donuts, kids can trace or cut the outline around each donut. They can also trace the lines with WikkiStix. 

Again, if your kids don’t like to color, you can print these pages on colored printer paper or cardstock. 

PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT DONUTS

Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about donuts. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

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If You Give a Dog a Donut – If you give a dog a donut, he’ll ask for some apple juice to go with it. When you give him the juice, he’ll drink it all up. Then, before you can say “Woof” . . . Dog is off on a backyard adventure!

The Donut Chef – In this tasty tale, a baker hangs out his sign on a small street, and soon the line for his donuts stretches down the block. But it’s not long before the competition arrives and a delectable battle of the bakers ensues.

Donuts: The Hole Story Donuts: The Hole Story is a delicious romp through a world filled with (and made of) everyone’s favorite fat-fried friends. 

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Teaching Resources

Preschoolers will practice letter recognition and build fine motor skills with this “cover the letters” busy bag. Fine motor alphabet activities for kids!

Add some felt doughnuts to your pretend play area, and your preschoolers will enjoy hours of playtime with them. 

Be the first player to fry and fly all of your donuts into the Baker’s box and you win! This game is recommended for ages four plus, but friends and family of all ages will love Fryin’ Flyin’ Donuts!

Kids will enjoy matching dogs and donuts in this printable alphabet matching game based on Laura Numeroff’s If You Give a Dog a Donut.

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  1. I love the donut theme, but the download is B&W. Are you able to send the color version, please?