Make your own shape printers using folded cardboard tubes, for easy grip and playful maths learning for toddlers and preschoolers! The resulting art work also looks lovely when turned into wrapping paper, wall art or cut to make further collage pictures.
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Use some pipe cleaners and threading beads as a fun, multi-sensory and kinaesthetic way to learn letters of the alphabet and literally feel the way that they are formed with your fingertips! This is a lovely pre-writing and reading activity for pre-schoolers and older children who need to practise their fine motor skill coordination too.Continue reading Threading Beads Alphabet Activity
Set up a little invitation to create yarn wrapped christmas trees as a lovely festive craft with added fine motor skills benefits!
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Add a little creative literacy play to the festivities this Christmas with some alphabet decorations! Fun for learning beginning sounds or for those who are ready to start making and reading short words independently too, in a playful hands-on way.
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Make a fun and engaging early literacy game for kids using alphabet ping pong balls and letter tubes. Exciting, fun and adaptable for younger and older kids, this is a great DIY resource to add to the collection for rainy day learning through play!Continue reading Alphabet Ping-Pong Drop Literacy Game