When I first mentioned to Strawberry that I wanted to do an activity for each letter of the alphabet, she immediately wanted to do frogs for the letter F. What could be more fun than making her small plastic frogs hop? I added in her garage sale find (a small measuring tape) and added a […]
Strawberry loves to make a musical band in our play room. Reading Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins prompted her to create her own drum as well. Making music and especially drumming was a fun action and rhythm activity for an active preschooler.
Strawberry simply loves butterflies right now! As we prepared a report about butterflies for our recent project fair, we took the chance to act out the parts of the butterfly life cycle. This whole body gross motor play is just how she learns! I know she’ll not forget the details we discussed: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, […]
Today, “A is for Alligator” as we used tweezers and tongs to “eat” treats. Tongs are the perfect alligator-shaped mouth, and using them helps strengthen hand muscles for fine motor skills development. Alligator fine motor skills play was “school in disguise.”