Fun Kid Activity: Lines of Colored Tape, straws and pompoms. Try straws and cotton balls. Adding the lines ups the challenge. Using pompoms allows you to adjust the size from tiny to pretty big. The pompoms are also nicer looking.
Learning basic sewing with a polystyrene plate, yarn, + plastic needle. I remember doing this with craft mesh when I was a kid and then graduating to sewing buttons by hand onto little pillows and pockets.
Fine Motor Activity to Keep Kids Busy When You Need It
For special friends-- Create each child's name on computer, put inside a sheet protector.when making their name-----make first letter green.green means go. Last letter red. Red means stop. Provide lots of capital and lowercase letters to manipulate.