This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things you’ll already have around the house. What you need: Toy...

Drawing with Cars

This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

How to spell: top 10 tricks

Spelling Use a small chalkboard and write the classes sight words. Then use a small eraser and have the students overlap the words written in chalk. Works on their motor skills needed to write the words and practices their spelling.

Clothespin for teaching pencil grasp

Clothespin for teaching pencil grasp from: Building Blocks Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services, LLC Needed this when I was a kid. I still hold my pencil funny.

Use feathers to develop writing skills, click through to find out how this can be adapted for children from toddler through to elementary working on different skills and knowledge

Feather Writing - #playfulpreschool

Feather writing, practising the shapes that make letters and starting to form letters with young children

Unicorn Sensory Writing Tray - The Imagination Tree

Unicorn Sensory Writing Tray

Unicorn Sensory Writing Tray - The Imagination TreeTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

Tons of literacy idea that are fun and creative!

Sounding words out with texture is good for Secondary classrooms too. Could do this with key words, words with apostrophes, or use plasticine or chalk boards.

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