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Topic: Fine motor skills 

Physical Education

 Standard 1.  Uses a variety of basic and advanced movement forms
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 6.Demonstrates strength and control to accomplish a variety of tasks
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Carries a container of liquid with little spilling
     2.Pours liquid from a container with little spilling
     3.Uses small muscles to turn a door knob
     4.Uses small muscles to remove a lid
     5.Manipulates clay materials
     6.Squeezes a sponge
   Benchmark 7.Uses hand-eye coordination to complete tasks (e.g., string beads, do puzzles, copy and trace a variety of figures)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Strings large beads
     2.Cuts paper along a line
     3.Completes a large-pieced puzzle
     4.Copies and traces shapes, letters, and numerals
   Benchmark 8.Uses manual coordination to control tools (e.g., pencils, crayons, scissors) and manipulate objects (e.g., zippers, buttons, snaps)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Holds writing utensil with fisted grip
     2.Holds writing utensil with thumb and forefinger
     3.Uses pincer grasp for small objects
     4.Uses scissors with some skill
     5.Uses eating utensils