Threads & Needles

Threads and Needles

We as parents try to keep our children away and safe from things they might get hurt. What more dangerous can be then a sharp pointed Needles????

But, have you ever imagined how friendly can Threads and Needles be for your younger ones??

Once children are friends with Threads and Needles ,you will be surprised to know that playing with them actually helps.

a. Children develop fine motor skills
b. Children learn to be patient
c. It develops hand-eye coordination and pincer grasp

So what are we waiting for??? quickly play the video to know how to play with Threads and Needles

Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 20 mins

Skills Acquired: Gross Motor, Coordination, Creativity


a. Felt Sheets
b. Coloured wool
c. Child Friendly needle
d. Zip bag

How to play?:

a. Take the felt sheet or an old cloth, and different coloured wool
b.Take the child friendly needle
c. Ask your child to thread the needle and tie a knot at the end of the thread
d. Let your child sew the cloth with help of the needle
e. Let them be creative and make a new design every time

You can also try your hands on:

Curious Colorful Sticks



9 thoughts on “Threads & Needles”

  1. Nice activity for development of fine motor skills, coordination, patience and creativity.thanks for sharing.😊

  2. Nice and creative activity for children. This activity gives them an opportunity to explore themselves using the friendly needle and also helps in developing pincer grasp. A useful blog. Thankyou jumpstart for sharing this activity !!

  3. Very creative and engrossing activity shared. Helps with hand co-ordination and being creative at the same time. In addition, helps learn a very important life skill: patience.
    Thank u for sharing.

  4. Very interesting activity. This activity not only engages child for a long time but also develops fine motor skill, eye hand coordinator, pincer grip. Children can widen their creativity. Thank you for sharing this information Jumpstart team.

  5. Very creative and engaging activity for the children. This will help them to develop their eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills.
    Thank you for sharing.

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