Sensory Play, Freebies & New Stuff 💖
Cause & Effect: Why Does My Baby Drop Food on the Floor?! 😨🤯 Cause and effect is the relationship between an action and an outcome:✅ what happens when I push a ball down a hill?✅ how long does it roll for?✅ can it roll up the next hill?✅ what happens when it stops?✅ what if I throw it up high? ✅ where does it go?✅ will it come back to me?
🍎 How does this Fishing Set Develop Language & Communication? It's easy! Ask your little one to follow your specific instructions using:✅ Colours - attributes or descriptive features✅ Prepositions - directional instructions✅ Names of the sea creatures - to build vocabulary✅ 1- 3 Step Instructions - to improve working memory
🤷♀️ Fine Motor Skills: What Is Bilateral Coordination Fine Motor Skills (FMS) are the coordination of small muscles to perform skills that generally involve our hands and fingers.Fine Motor Skills includes the development of ✅ Bilateral Coordination/Crossing the Midline ✅ Handwriting/Tracing (including grips) ✅ Scissor Skills.Today we will be focussing on Bilateral Coordination; firstly what is it, and secondly, how important it is.In short, bilateral coordination is essential in helping children gain independence in day to day life.
What Is Creative Play? Creative play is any form of play that fulfills the need of self-expression.These activities are generally hands on ✋🤚Creativity isn’t something we are born with, it is something that is developed through creative experiences and opportunities 🍎 What Is Creative Play So Important? ✅ Creative experiences can help children express and cope with their feelings...
Fine Motor Skills are essential for so many daily tasks and life skills including;✅ writing ✅ tying shoes ✅ eating with a knife & fork ✅ getting dressed ✅ doing up buttons ✅ doing up a zip ✅ typing ✅ cutting ✅ drawing ✅ colouring in ✅ brushing teethIf we do not teach and practice Fine Motor Skills, children will have✅ difficulties holding & manipulating a pencil✅ difficulties learning to write name & letters✅ dependence on carers for everyday activities✅ frustration and/or avoidance of tasks
Super Simple Play Activity & Great Science Lesson! 💥 Download the FREE printable below and follow the instructions to set up the activity.You will Need:💥 Bi carb soda💥 Vinegar💥 Food colouring💥 An empty coffee pod or small container
Prepositions are directional instruction words that allow us to give specific and meaningful instructions to others.They also allow us to follow instructions correctly. If children don't understand the meaning of these directional instruction words (prepositions), they are never going to correctly follow instructions!
Super Simple Sensory Play Activity for Hours of Fun! 😊😊😊🚧 Laminate the Road Signs printable page twice 🛑 TIP: run the sheet through the laminator twice to bond the plastic to the paper - this allows you to cut out once, without the laminate splitting, saving you loads of time! 😊
Sensory play opens up so many opportunities to learn and play, and this activity is no exception!💖 Celery & Brocolli make great trees 💖 Museli makes great gravel💖 Cocoa and corn flour is perfect for 'Dirt'💖 Cornflour, water and blue food colouring for water💖 Add in your favourite wooden toys or Lego characters!
Go on a Nature Walk to find your leaves, sticks, gumnuts & more! Skills included in Nature Painting 💖 ⭐ Sensory Play - Play involving the senses! Sensory play opens up so many opportunities to learn and play, and this activtiy is no exception!Touch: the different textures of the nature items & the paintSmell: smell the different leaves that you have collected - look out for eucalypts, lavender & rosemary on your nature walkSight: notice the different textures and features or the different items that you have collected - how do you think they'll look when rolled or dipped in the paint?Sound: what do the leaves and sticks sound like when you crunch them? what sound does the squelchy paint make?
We have recommended Crayola products for years as they work perfectly with our Wipe Clean Personalised Name designs but also wash out of little sleeves!It's important to remember NOT to use whiteboard markers as they leave an oily residue on the wipe clean stock and will disolve and erase the print when you try and wipe it off 😨
Sensory play opens up so many opportunities to learn and play, and this activtiy is no exception! Skills Included in this Activity: ⭐ Science ⭐ Following Instructions ⭐ Maths/Measurement ⭐ FMS - Bilateral Co-ordination ⭐ FMS - Crossing the Midline ⭐ Role Play