This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things you’ll already have around the house. What you need: Toy...

Drawing with Cars

This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things

Masher Print Painting | Child Central Station - simple process art with kitchen potato mashers!

Masher Print Painting

If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not.....

Motivation

"If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job more important.

We have recently sorted our provision in the water tray to ensure a focus on #finemotorskills primary over than #grossmotorskills, so we enhanced the water tray by adding a washing line. There was barely space to wash the clothes in the end as everyone wanted to join in. As well as wringing the clothes of water and in turn developing gross motor skills they also developed their fine motor skills by squeezing open the pegs! Also lots of fun!

We enhanced the water tray by adding a washing line. As well as wringing the clothes of water and in turn developing gross motor skills they also developed their fine motor skills by squeezing open the pegs! Also lots of fun!

Great Sensory Activities for Kids http://www.sugaraunts.com/2013/12/best-sensory-play-activities-for-kids.html

Great Sensory Play Activities for Kids

Working in Therapeutic Recreation I learned the importance of incorporating sensory activities in the classroom.

A digging tyre at Acorns Pre-school, image shared by Niki Willows - Outside (",)

A digging tyre at Acorns Pre-school, image shared by Niki Willows; would be awesome with a tractor tire

Fine motor board... Try clothes. Zipper, buttons, snaps, ties, belt, shoe string, velcro, bow, helmet buckle

Locks & Latches Fine Motor Activity Board

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