Fine motor development in preschool with play dough and straws

Play dough is such a wonderful resource for building fine motor skills. Wy and I sat down to play with some play dough recently. I cut the straws down so they were a little shorter then showed Wy how to make a ball of play dough and then stick the straws into the play dough. The play dough wasn't as soft as I had hoped so it made it more difficult for Wy to poke [...]

More with math bags

Over the past four years, I have blogged off and on about our math bags so I thought I would bring a little update to our use of the math bags this year. To begin with, each of our students have their own math bag that they take home each week and fill with five or so small items (called math tokens) that they have found around the house... As a group, the children share [...]

By | October 5th, 2014|Categories: Mathematics|Tags: , |9 Comments

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