Like probably the vast majority of parents out there right now, I needed to keep our littlest munchkin occupied while I got some Christmas prep and “house recovery” accomplished. Enter yesterday’s savior- fondly referred to as “the poking job.”
I’d been mulling this idea for a while, as I noticed Br (4 y/o) is pretty hopeless with buttons. I finally got my tookus in gear and got it finished Monday.
I realized as I watched Br working on it later, it also works on one- to -one correspondence, color discrimination, and is a pretty great fine-motor activity too. Pretty good for some recycled felt and a grab bag of random buttons (which, incidentally, was a great sorting activity)! Continue reading “Christmas decorating, practical life style”