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.
“Christmas Tree”, ready to decorate
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
As I am sure you have all been waiting on tenterhooks (any one actually know what those are?), I shall finally reveal “the news” I referred to a while back, & reasonably justify my blog-neglect.
But for those of you who are all about business, I will first show my super cheap & easy fine motor activity. (By the way, I am estimating on the $1.76. Most of us probably have all but the first material on hand already.) Continue reading
My kids had a case of the grumps the other day. They needed a serious redirection.
I sucked Br (4 y/o) in with “Want to help me with a science experiment?”, & Bl (20 mo) was sucked in by the sight of a funnel and the possibility we might be heading outside shortly…
Luckily, as with all good on-the-fly activities, most of us probably have these materials on hand. Continue reading