Balloon Tennis Gross Motor Play Activity

Balloon Tennis Indoor Gross Motor Play Activity

Indoor recess: Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids.

Great for scissor skills ww.acraftyliving.com

Paper Plate Haircuts for Toddlers & Preschoolers! Such a fun and easy paper plate craft for kids!

Here's a fun handmade Valentine's Day card kids can make that encourages fine motor skills with a little bit of threading activity

MAKE STRING HEART YARN CARDS

Make these easy and pretty string heart yarn cards for Valentine's Day. A great threading activity for kids, too!

Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STEM / STEAM activity for preschoolers and elementary aged students

Build A Bridge for 21 Elephants

Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STEM

Ribbon tray with string for fine motor development.

Passive Program: Ribbon tray with string for fine motor development.

My little boy and my mindees loved weighing out all the fruit and veg from our farm shop on these homemade scales. Outdoor Maths Ideas - Twinkl Blog

My little boy and my mindees loved weighing out all the fruit and veg from our farm shop on these homemade scales.

Fine motor development with nuts & bolts - from Rachel (",)

Fairies and Castles

Screwing nuts and bolts

Using wheat hoops to fill in the Numicon spaces- helps support understanding of conservation of number. (Please be aware may cause an allergic reaction for those with nut allergies)

Great idea - especially when introducing numicon

We drew a variety of patterns on a large sheet of paper, we then set up a range of different resources for the children to use to follow the patterns. We also added the tweezers to create extra opportunities to practice using our fine motor skills :)

We drew a variety of patterns on a large sheet of paper, we then set up a range of different resources for the children to use to follow the patterns. We also added the tweezers to create extra opportunities to practice using our fine motor skills :)

Nuts & Bolts Sensory Bin! Strengthens fine motor skills while exercising engineering, sensory, social, and creative skills! Loads of fun and SUPER easy to set up!

Nuts & Bolts Sensory Bin

A "Nuts & Bolts Sensory Bin" strengthens fine motor skills while exercising problem solving skills.

New small world tyre area in our EYFS!

Try using a variety of different resources in old tyres, sand, mud, pebbles, grass.

Paint & Read { and sound it out } - No Time For Flash Cards. Big dude will love this, secret messages to solve like a treasure hunt?

Paint & Read { and sound it out

Paint & Read { and sound it out } - No Time For Flash Cards. This activity could be simplified to work on pre-writing/letter identification skills.: treasure hunt item/clue- secret message with white crayon and ink(?

Whisking up soap flakes in the water tray- excellent for gross motor / pre writing skills! EYFS

Whisking up soap flakes in the water tray- excellent for gross motor / pre writing skills!

How many circles can you fill with beans before the timer runs out? Can you do it again and beat your first score?! Counting, sorting fine motor skills. Also used as an investigation area where children can use their senses to explore the different types of beans.

How many circles can you fill with beans before the timer runs out?

Remove the table in the mark making area and watch the boys flock to the area! EYFS

Remove the table in the mark making area and watch the boys flock to the area!

Unlock the Numicon pieces by working out the number bond sum. Practical eyfs mathematics.

Unlock the Numicon pieces by working out the number bond sum.

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