Category Archives: Motor Skills

Move Like a Sea Creature Game

Using an idea I found for an active Valentine’s gross motor game, I came up with a fun game using some of the sea creatures that the boys love. I cut 12 fish shapes out of construction paper and then … Continue reading

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Sequin Apples

I found this cute apple idea, which was really easy to do. I just drew some apples and gave the boys sequins to glue on for decorating them. This was Love Bug’s. Sweet Pea only wanted to glue on one … Continue reading

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Color Mix and Name

The boys created new colors by mixing different shades together inside an egg carton. I had them try to come up with names for their new colors. The names mostly ended up having to do with the different trains from … Continue reading

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Sequin Gluing

I recently got a huge bag of sequins at the craft store, figuring we could use them for future projects. We decided to start out with sequin gluing onto construction paper. It was a little challenging for them to pick … Continue reading

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Block Printing

This was so easy to set up and so simple that I actually thought they might get bored of it quickly. But they loved it. I was surprised by how long they kept going with it. Using an idea I … Continue reading

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Cookie Ingredient Sensory Play

Using some of the leftovers from our food sensory board, I made this sensory bin. We had oats, coconut, and brown sugar, and the boys used measuring cups, spoons, whisks, bowls, and their little fingers to mix and play. Love … Continue reading

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Summer Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are so much fun. Last year we did a nature scavenger hunt, but this year we did a few more things. I printed a sheet with the pictures of the things we had to find plus included some … Continue reading

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