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Toothpicks are an awesome manipulative for kids. They are cheap and have so many unique uses. Be inspired today with this set of 25 toothpick hands-on activities for kids.
Toothpick Hands-On Activities for Kids
Toothpicks can be used with children of all ages, but please remember to supervise young children. This list includes ideas for using toothpicks for fine motor work, art, and lots of great STEM focused challenges! Toothpicks are great for last minute creative ideas and perfect for entertaining preschoolers during homeschool time.
Toothpick Fine Motor
Some Fancy Playdough Play – The Artful Parent
3 Little Pigs House Activity – The Pinterested Parent
Toddler Fine Motor Play: Stacking Cereal – Danya Banya
Toothpick Drop – Crazy About Montessori
Quick Recycled Bath Time Sailboats – Powerful Mothering
No Mess Busy Bags for 2 Year Olds – Teach Me Mommy
Fine Motor Skills Activity with Styrofoam, Toothpicks, & Beads– Sow Sprout Play
Toothpick Cacti – Homemade Ginger
Sea Urchin Kids Craft – I Heart Crafty Things
Montessori Fine Motor – Racheous
Edible Art! Grape + Toothpick Sculptures – The Artful Parent
Sticky Window Art – A Little Learning for Two
Rainbow Painting With Marshmallows – Creekside Learning
Painting On Wet Glue – Housing A Forest
DIY Weaving A Mandala Brooch with Toothpicks – iCreativeIdeas
Shadow Tracing with Grape Sculptures – The Artful Parent
Toothpick Painting with Kids – Club Chica Circle
Geometry – Mrs. Wheeler’s First Grade
Toothpick Twirlers Science Experiment – Frugal Fun for Boys & Girls
Marshmallow Constellations – Munchkins and Moms
STEM Jellybean Structures – The STEM Laboratory
Science for Kids: Toothpick Structures – Babble Dabble Do
DIY Rubber Band Racer – Your Modern Dad
Building Pool Noodle Structures with Toothpicks – Little Bins for Little Hands
Toothpick Trick – Science Experiment for Kids – Rookie Parenting
For more ideas like this one, check out my Pinterest board below and also these other blog posts.
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