10 Ways to Use Clothes Pins and Craft Sticks
These are inexpensive activities to create to use in the classroom setting while encouraging strengthening of the hand muscles. Use them for academics, sensory diets, emotions and coordination.

Use to report sensory level of alertness.

Draw colored patterns on the craft sticks and clothes pins. Match them up.

Match up the numbers.

Match the numbers to the correct number of dots.

Complete math problems.

Match upper case to lower case letters.

Create and record word families.

Use to make a choice or to answer a true/false question.

Clip clothes pin on to report emotional state.

Stand up the clothes pin and craft sticks to make a mini obstacle course. Hit the ball through the arches or blow a cotton ball through the arches.