Winding Trail Of Oats


Engage your child in this sensory activity and create a beautiful piece of artwork with oats! This is great for training your child’s pincer grip, a key milestone in the development of fine motor skills. The task of following the winding pattern helps develop your child’s cognitive abilities, specifically in recognizing and following patterns!


  • Pattern recognition
  • Fine motor practice

AGE: 3 – 4 Years Old

TIME: 25 Mins

CATEGORY: Patterns, Motor Skills


  • Markers
  • Glue
  • Paper
  • Oats


Draw a winding pattern on a piece of paper.
Get your child to apply glue on the outline of the pattern.
Sprinkle oats on the glue. Wait a few minutes for the glue to dry before dusting off the excess oats!


  • Tweak this activity according to your child’s abilities! Instead of oats, you can use bigger objects such as leaves to make it easier for younger toddlers to pick up and paste.

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