Janina van der Merwe

Janina van der Merwe

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The manipulative for this weeks #ToolsForLearning is small toys. I couldn't resist making a play activity based on Adam's favourite small toy of all time - the toy car! As we have very few shape adventures I decided to create a Learning Shapes With Toy Cars activity.

The manipulative for this weeks is small toys. I couldn't resist making a play activity based on Adam's favourite small toy of all time - the toy car! As we have very few shape adventures I decided to create a Learning Shapes With Toy Cars activity.

These Valentine's Day dot painting worksheets work great with do a dot markers, bingo daubers, and even dot stickers for a great on the go quiet time activity.

These Valentine's Day dot painting worksheets work great with do a dot markers, bingo daubers, and even dot stickers for an on the go quiet time activity.

Creative ways to build and work on a functional pencil grasp.  Really cool activities you can do as part of your daily classroom routine.  Read more at:  http://www.sugaraunts.com/2013/09/improving-pencil-grasp-with-fine-motor.html

Improving pencil grasp with Fine Motor Play creative ways to build and work on a functional pencil grasp Should you enjoy arts and crafts a person will really like our website!

Pencil Grip Help: "Wrap a hair tie as shown. Kids get used to doing it themselves quickly. It gently forces them to hold the pencil in the open web of their hands and the pencil with their fingertips. Do this for a few weeks, then remove the ties. By then it's become habit to hold a pencil correctly. Kids that have weak fine motor muscles in their hands are going to struggle, so do strengthening activities. That helps with control and neatness when writing." From a friend's FB post.

* Pencil Grip Help: your children will be fastly used to hold correctly the pencil. Very quickly they will feel their motor muscles less weak and their fingers tip totally adapted to the writing tool.

75 playdough add ons. Simple things to add to playdough to take it from average to super fun! Great for preschool free choice activities too.

Great list of things to add to Play-Doh and fun tools for playdough. Fine motor skills and activities.

Free apple playodugh mat #preschool #playdough #numbers

Play dough number mats for numbers These adorable number mats are great for fine motor skills! Kids use ten-frames, counting and learn numerals and number words with these simple play dough mats.

FREE printable playdough mats!  Totally printing these out for my kiddos.  It would make great Christmas presents too.

Even though i hate playdough! Free printable play dough mats- this would be PERFECT for Christmas presents! Just pair it with homemade or store-bought playdough.

9 quick & easy toddler activities using household items.

9 Quick and Easy Activities: Check out these awesome toddler activities! No-prep toddler activities using household items.