motor skills

We made paper plate snowmen globes in preschool
No Time for Flashcards is always such an inspiration to me and where possible, I share her ideas with our teachers so we can try them too! This...
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At play with playdough people in preschool
I recently acquired these little people shaped craft sticks. The craft stick people were unfinished so I painted a few of them blue and a few of...
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More indoor large motor play: Fun Friday features

More indoor large motor activities shared by our blogging friends on the Discover and Explore linky.

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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...
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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...
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Snowman sensory puzzle

Having fun exploring snow with this sensory based puzzle and fine motor play process!

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Simple sewing jars
We have been introducing several types of sewing processes into the mix of things we do in our classroom and these simple sewing jars have been a...
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Preschoolers can make their own lines in preschool

A focus on coloring within the lines will not lead towards creative expression, imagination, and the ability to think outside of the lines!

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Why your preschoolers should play with blocks
Have you ever heard someone say, “All they ever want to do is play in the block center!” Well I have some news about the block center...
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Fun props for playdough
Adding props to playdough is just one more way to invite new interest in the playdough experience. Come and see a few of our props that we add to...
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