fine motor control.. placing beans or small manipulatives to make designs

Great for fine motor control! Trace the shapes with beans or small manipulatives to make designs. Could also have them glue down birdseed in patterns for Kindergarten.

Get Beachy Waves Today! You Know You Want To

Picture Prompts for Writing! Who lives beneath this well? Who draws water from the well? What type of creatures live in the water?

Lioness and her cub

A Baby Lion Cub snuggling with Mom. This picture is so beautiful, but, why does the Lion Cub look sad?

10 Ways to Practice Writing Your Name

10 Ways to Practice Writing Your Name

10 Ways to Practice Writing Your Name - these non-traditional ways to increase fine motor skills in kids are full of fun & play. - Three very easy ideas to try that will work for P.

Invitation to explore pattern and shape. Chalk drawings on off-cut vinyl then decorate with pebbles, rocks, glass beads or scrap materials. Gloucestershire Resource Centre

Invitation to explore pattern & shape. chalk drawings on off-cut vinyl, pebbles rocks & glass nuggets. Have chn draw patterns too.

Writing 2- An easy way to get children interested in writing is to have them write letters to the teacher and other students. I would use the mailbox for "students of the week" all of the other students would write nice, encouraging notes to that student. It would also be helpful in the way of teaching respect toward other students.

Teacher's Mailbox - Students can put their notes and pictures for the teacher inside this.

Writing prompt

"I'm sick of telling you NO!"