This preschool shapes activity is a perfect way to teach preschoolers and toddlers their shapes in a hands on way through their senses.
Guess the Objects covered in Tin Foil
Toddler game - guess the objects covered in tin foil
Use a few simple materials (contact paper, construction paper, and pom poms!) to have some sticky learning time! Adding the element of a vertical surface can completely transform skills such as patterning and sorting!
~Pre-buttoning activity~ Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition!
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Preschool Letter Recognition Activities
Letter Recognition Activities - Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters using paper cups, and lots of other fun activities. There are several really good ideas for centers here that would be perfect for students with special learning needs. Read more at:
Lots of Lines
FIne Motor Activity: Spirals and other Patterns (free printable; from Stimulating Learning with Rachel) Mais
Chine Chinese New Year Game: chopstick transfer, but use some kind of smaller food item instead of cotton balls to make it harder for older kids.
40+ DIY Car Games for Kids
Children will have to use fine motor skills as well as think about how to form the presented shape DIY Travel Activities - DIY Portable Lego Kit
Hide and Match Farm Animal Puzzle Game
Hide and Match Farm Puzzle Game - DIY (Toddler Approved)
9 Types of Play and Why They Matter #Infographic
Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn. Here are the 9 Types of Play and Why They Matter Infographic.
You can find sets of these tweezers and minibeasts at Rosebud Toy Library. Sensory Tub - minibeast activities theme green spilt peas, bugs beetles along with tweezers, bug catchers and magnifying glasses.
Sorting Sprinkles: Trains Week for Preschoolers transportation uniit
Two to Three Year Old activity 'Bottle Top Alphabet' helps little ones develop Cognitive and Language skills in just 15 mins. *Match lower case to upper case letters