MOTOR SKILL MONDAY it’s our last Motor skill activity of 2018, and with the kids at home during long school holidays it’s sometimes essential to make sure they’re actually learning and not wasting time. My daughter loved this activity of using a stick to trace out letters on play dough. We worked with sight
🖍MOTOR SKILL MONDAY🖍 We often receive questions on children as young as 2 and 3 who their mums think are unable to write. 📝 We’re not teachers but as mums we would like to tell all of you to stop rushing writing skills before it is the appropriate age for a child to write.
MOTOR SKILL MONDAY and we’re back with our first ever Motor Skill Activity Of 2019!! This time we’re pushing large sizes pom poms into a small opening of a bottle. Pushing the pom poms into the bottles is great for working on a tripod grasp, and the younger kids (you can start with as young
Motor Skill Monday: right on cue we’re bringing you another simple DIY motor skill idea. Using my trusted pipe cleaners again with a tissue roll and hole punch. Ask your child to thread them through the holes in the cardboard tube. In one side and out the other. They begin to look a little like
MOTOR SKILL MONDAY is back and today bringing you an activity my son has been doing at school. Having clothes pins around the house is a good idea too. Can’t stress on how great it is to develop fine motor skills and work on those little hand’s pincer grasps. This activity combined number sequencing along
Q-tips are a fun painting tool and this time we had my little one’s initial drawn out in tiny circles. All she had to do was fill in the circle using the paints and q-tips. This activity is amazing for fine motor development and teaches kids motor control and hand eye coordination. It was also
It’s time for MOTOR SKILL MONDAY. Checkout any stationery store for “pipe cleaners”. They’re really handy to keep at home and great for activities such as lacing and sorting. This time we cut them up and used them along with a peg to practice our fine motor skills and strengthen our grip. We also sorted
TOY REVIEW THURSDAY A good alternative to clay or kinetic sand is this Foam Putty I recently received as a gift. Its reusable so you can just store it in a box and the kids can remove it anytime they want! Helps create shapes so it’s educative too! Totally non messy and super squishy!
MOTOR SCHOOL MONDAY We’re going old school today. I bought this worksheet set from a book store and where not all worksheet sets are really worth the pain and effort we put our kids through I found these to be quite effective. Just simple mazes where he had to follow the path to get
For MOTOR SKILL MONDAY today we’re exploring Origami which you’ll be surprised to know has some major benefits where developing and enhancing fine more skills are concerned. Paper folding challenges us at the cognitive level as we follow instructions, learning new skills and activities. Physically our hands become active. Impulses are sent to the brain
MOTOR SKILL MONDAY: My daughter and I created this popsicle colour matching and sorting activity ourselves using coloured construction paper and some popsicle sticks. It was meant to be an activity for my 3 year old niece. We stuck together two ice cream shaped cutouts leaving a small insertion for the stick. However this
It’s time for MOTOR SKILL MONDAY! ▪Today we’re stepping away from the usual to bring you a unique motor skill building activity that revolves a bit more around play rather than work! However that doesn’t take away form the fact that it’s extremely beneficial in developing gross motor skills like balance and coordination while