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Preschool How to Draw Activities – Directed Drawings for Fine Motor skills


Looking for a simple how-to-draw activity? Boost fine motor skills and pre-writing abilities in preschoolers with this step-by-step activity with directed drawings. Perfect for preschool or special education, this resource offers engaging activities to teach how to draw simple pictures while enhancing fine motor coordination. Help your students develop essential skills in a fun and accessible way!

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⭐These are printed 4-to-a-page, making them perfect for task cards and task boxes for independent work or Centers!

Why this?
✔️EASY activities to teach drawing!
✔️Works on pre-writing and fine motor skills
✔️Fosters classroom skills and independence
✔️Great for independent work and Centers
✔️Great for young students or those with diverse needs


  • A set of 4 visuals for writing grip to support occupational therapy 
  • 124 images (printed 4-to-a-page) including:
    • Graduated prompt images from simple (single line) to more complex (simple animals)
    • Prompted drawings from 2-step to 6-step pictures: A sun, tree, flower, person, house, and car
    • Draw-a-Fonky: Loves these little characters from Lilly Silly Billy, and your littles can draw them, too!
    • Create-a-picture: Choose any of these cards to go together, and students can use them to create a full picture scene!

Don’t miss these resources for more early writing activities!

✔️ Cut and Glue
✔️ Classroom Skills
✔️ Alphabet Tracing
✔️ Fine Motor imitation

⚠️ Make sure to check out the preview and video preview for a sneak peek!


Check out this post on Writing Cognitive IEP Goals for Preschool for more ideas!


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