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.
Weaving through a rainbow- Fun activity that encourages balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness. Teacher read “A Rainbow of My Own” by Don Freeman to go with the activity. Talk about colors, body parts, and practicing balance.
Draw a letter on a pin board and have children push the pins in correct order to form the letters. (Could write numbers and even draw arrows to show letter formation sequence.) Great for fine motor skill development and letter formation and recognition
"Guess the Number" Kids ask questions like "is the number greater/less than___?", "is the number between ___ and___?", "is the number in the tens place___?", "is the number to guess the selected number.