Coloured Pom Pom Drop
Look at this great idea I found over at Learning 4 Kids. As soon as I saw it I knew we would have to try it. Interesting though that the first day is what set up no one was interested. No one played with it. Hmmm, I thought it would be a hit. Maybe the tubes were too long. Maybe there isn’t enough room between the table and the divider that the tubes were on. Maybe I was just expecting too much. Maybe there was just other things more interesting that day because the second day it was a busy…
Create Play Dough Monsters
The other day, I decided to do this activity with J. It was going to be simple. A ball of homemade play dough, uncooked spaghetti, and cheerios. That’s it. Well…it started off simple enough. It was a neat fine motor activity and it really held his attention for a while, until… …he gave the play […]
Fine Motor Pincer Grasp Color Match - The OT Toolbox
This fine motor pincer grasp activity uses colored beads to work on fine motor skills while kids color match beads to play dough. When threading beads onto dry pasta (or skewers, toothpicks, or other “sticks”) stuck into play dough, children improve various skills necessary for pencil grasp and functional grasp. Use this simple fine motor ... Read more
Styrafoam spray painted as wood and golf tees already placed in them for nails with lots of toy hammers. The kids loved this! Pinterest idea
Cross Phase Planning - Nursery and Reception
Whether it is Nursery and Reception or Reception and Year 1 together - cross phase working and planning can be a HUGELY positive experience for children but if it is...
I've finally created a Chasing Cheerios facebook page! There's not much on there, but come on over and "like" me! I've seen links to fb pages on blogs, but I have no idea how to add it to my blog...if you know how to do this, please tell me! Here's the link.