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painting like Michelangelo. great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.

painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.

DIY salt tray with alphabet cards - great for early writing practice

Had when i worked in a preschool and kids love them! I would use colored sand instead of white salt. DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter

Put bolts through holes and twist nut on other side - great for fine motor skills!

Some Handy Hardware Work Tasks and Fall Sale

Painting stones with water...great set-up on the science area table for a few days

Stones & Water

Painting stones with water.great set-up on the science area table for a few days. Could also put this in our outdoor area, so the stones can become part of the zen garden!

Fun to use with PreK or K.. this teacher used it for letter awareness. I'd use it for speech sounds or grammar goals.

Fun to use with PreK or K. this teacher used it for letter awareness. I'd use it for speech sounds or grammar goals. This activity is great for letter awareness and also it will keep students engaged.

Evolution of child's writing... Progression from scribbles to whole sentence.

Adventures in Kindergarten: Evolution of Writing -Encourage "Smart Spelling" Don't spell things for them "Use your sounds" :-)

Toddler Approved!: Preschool Paper Plate Alphabet Game {Back to School Basics & Reading Eggs}

Preschool Paper Plate Alphabet Game {Back to School Basics & Reading Eggs}

Passionately Curious: Learning in a Reggio Inspired Kindergarten Environment

Writing Leave clipboards, paper and pencils in the building area for students to sketch and label their structures.

Cute, inexpensive idea-fine motor and letter recognition

Easy DIY Name Center, It is a great letter matching game and the clothespins help build fine motor skills.

A large tray of PVA glue for mark-making - also great for supporting gross motor movement & pattern making as well as more fine-motor dexterity (",)

A large tray of PVA glue for mark-making - also great for supporting gross motor movement & pattern making as well as more fine-motor dexterity (",)

Painting with Q Tips-The Wonderful World of Kindergarten

Love the mirror and paint setup! Painting with Q Tips-The Wonderful World of Kindergarten