Tripod grasp activity for preschoolers and toddlers. So much learning with this cheap and easy activity~ colors, sorting, patterns, counting. I think this is an old parmesan cheese container
Four easy to set-up and fun activities to practice fine motor skills using LEGO bricks from children in every grade level need fine motor skill help
Homemade Scales at Baxter Pre School Inc. - image shared by Natural Play for Children - scale
Another pinner said Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations: Word Work. Students place the lily pad "sight words" or any word families around the room and say them as they hop on each word. I can see adapting this for any math skill as well!
MEASUREMENT understand place value in EYFS. But, for preschool, simply measuring the distance traveled. closest to the tube, furthest, etc.
Math EPA // Using Cheerios and fine motor control to solve addition problems.
Spring theme: Flowers Great fine motor activity made from very cheap materials for a center activity.
Wonderful for grade center activity for small group. Phonics challenge based on Obb and Bob (phonics play). Was further differentiated with different coloured words for different groups of children.
Find the missing numbers math game.
Ages: M: Use common measuring tools in correct content. Any object that stands up straight would be idea to use (blocks, legos, or pop sickle sticks).
Made my own blending line for my reception class today. They were very intrigued and hopefully it will encourage them to think about the sounds that make up words :)
Inspector Phonics (easy to adapt idea)
Reading -Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if they land on one (key words, phonic sounds)
"EY FroTeachers can create this Phonics Activity - spell with the pebbles- a great way to attract children who have a hard time sitting in one place on a table and being a typical writer.
Read the word and sort it into the correct digraph pot.
Comprehension Activity and Display
Write words in sand - we dig real shells out of a bucket of sand for graphing and this would be a great LA activity to add to our beach theme!
This activity is a great way to keep kids busy - just rubber bands and a soup can from the pantry! Site also has other fine motor skills activities.
Big Mouth Frog (made from parmesan cheese container) for small fingers & motor control - from Therapy Fun Zone