What is the purpose of a peg board?
One main use of a pegboard is to improve fine motor skills. For toddlers, this task does not come so easy. To grasp the peg and successfully place it in a small hole is a big accomplishment for most toddlers. Practicing and learning how to do this task improves hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
What can I use instead of a pegboard?
Velcro Strips work well in the home or office as a pegboard alternative because they are light and easy to stick in place. Simply peel and stick the adhesive side to the wall and stick the other piece to the object that will be stored on the Velcro strip.
How much weight can you hang on a pegboard?
The holes of a standard sized 3/16 in. wood pegboard can hold about 100 pounds. That’s strong enough to accommodate hand power tools, shovels, rakes, hammers and most work supplies on hooks and shelves. Before organizing your tools, you need to get the pegboard up on the wall.