Montessori Activity

Montessori scooping, colour and water play Activity

We're going on a bear hunt EYFS

Going on a bear hunt! Color matching, fine motor, and fun!

Colour mixing with paint & different tools at Childminding Watford Playful Minds (",)

Colour mixing with paint & different tools at Childminding Watford Playful Minds (",)Tuff spots

Fine motor practice with tweezers and foam pieces

Foam Cut and Sort . great for fine motor and scissor skills. Math station or center for preschool or pre-k

Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making

Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making. This is another good example of AFFINITY SPACE and it has all the facets of triggering curiosity- Empowering Pedagogy for Early Childhood Educators

Pom Pom sorting using tongs and scoops. Gloucestershire Resource Centre

Pom Pom sorting using tongs and scoops. Sensory table or attach to the painting easel.

Rainbow oats - how to dye oats for sensory play from And Next Comes L

Rainbow Oats {How to Dye Oats for Sensory Play}

How to dye oats for colorful sensory play. Great for sensory bins and more.

We could always change to dinosaurs, bugs etc. links to maths too! Just need to find some magnetic numbers

Firefighters rescue magnetic alphabet and numbers in shredded paper sensory bin

From Playfully Learning: Sensory Table idea-Pom Poms galore!

Playfully Learning: Sensory Table Idea-Pom Poms Tweezers are GREAT for strengthening hand muscles for fine motor control

Tuff spot - invitation to explore number with conkers and numicon.

Explore number with conkers and Numicon. This could be particularly motivating for boys.

Colour/pattern Sensory tray - Elmer Again - could add shape tiles to rainbow rice/ rainbow pasta

Sensory tray - Elmer Again Link to pattern and colour in the creative area or maths area.

jelly bean sorting to learn colors

Jelly Beans Busy Bag

Math Center: Jelly Beans Busy Bag A fun busy bag idea with great incentive: eat your sorted jelly beans afterwards!

Interactive maths display: pattern

Interactive maths display: pattern using Twinkl's display banner

Some of the best Tuff Tray set ups and inspiration on the web! Great for children of all ages!!

44 Tuff Spot Play Ideas

Learning and Exploring Through Play: 44 Tuff Spot Play Ideas

Cutting Station More

Teaching Kids to Cut with Scissors

When teaching my class of three year olds to use scissors I always start with lots of pre-cutting activities and build up to cutting playdou.

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Sensory Tuff Trays

Ready for some touch-feely sensory play? In our five senses series we’ve already had some fantastic ideas for exploring our sense of sight, …