Threading Beads onto Feathers: Fine Motor Play and More

Threading beads onto feathers is such a wonderful way to get your toddler or preschooler building their fine motor skills. The bright beads and pretty feathers are bound to get their attention.

Threading beads onto feathers can build:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Pattern recognition
  • Color recognition
  • Basic math skills
  • Nature appreciation

This activity is so simple to set up, all you need are feathers and beads. Pick beautiful bright beads and pretty feathers. Do make sure the beads you choose are big enough to thread on the shaft of the feather. When you’ve finished threading beads onto feathers try threading beads on sticks too.