Lemon drops on the light table

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on February 2, 2013

in Lemon drops, Light Table, Uncategorized

To further extend our lemon exploration, we have been practicing our eye-hand coordination by playing with lemon drops on the light table…

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A jar filled with lemon drops was placed on the light table with small dishes and spoons for scooping…

Lemon Drops on the Light Table by Teach Preschool

This  beautiful jar of lemon drops was so tempting that the children couldn’t resist digging right into this fun activity!  The small spoons and dishes are a perfect invitation for little hands…

Lemon Drops on the Light Table by Teach Preschool

Deborah picked up this super cute set of plastic appetizer dishes and utensils at our local Kroger grocery store. We were both so excited by this find!  Neither of us had ever seen these perfect miniature sets before…

Lemon Drops on the Light Table by Teach Preschool

The tiny spoons were perfect for small hands.  Chasing the lemon drops around on the tray with the spoons proved to be a challenge that promotes fine motor skills as well as eye-hand coordination…

Lemon Drops on the Light Table by Teach Preschool

The light shining through the lemon drops was just spectacular!  But you don’t have to run out and buy lemon drops to have a similar experience in your classroom or at home…

Lemon Drops on the Light Table by Teach Preschool

This process could also be replicated with marbles for an equally spectacular display of color.  And chasing marbles around those trays may prove to be even more challenging than chasing lemon drops…

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