Preschoolers need opportunities to develop their cutting skills

Give your preschoolers opportunities to develop their cutting skills but before you do so consider a few of the following suggestions: Make sure scissors will actually cut. If you can't cut a piece of paper with the child-sized scissors you select then chances are, your preschoolers wont be able to either. Have left and right handed scissors available. Teach your preschoolers how to hold the scissors correctly and how to open and close the scissor [...]

Water table fun in the preschool classroom

A preschooler can enjoy water play as part of a small group or independantly. As a group, children use time at the water table to socialize, communicate, interact, and role play. For the child who enjoys a little alone time, the water table can be a relaxing and soothing experience.   Learning Opportunities The water table presents opportunities for exploring science, math, language, texture, fine motor development, and social skills. Preschoolers can discover the difference between what sinks [...]

By | November 10th, 2009|Categories: Quick Tips for Preschool Teachers, Sensory Play|Tags: , |0 Comments