Play-Activities, Where Parents + Kids = FUN! Making an Alphabet Letters Memory Game from Milk Jug Caps with Printables and Instructions for Kids Today I will show you how to make a really cool Memory game that is great for any age child, but especially good for preschoolers and Kindergarteners who are still working on Alphabet Letters recognition. If you don’t have enough Milk Jug caps, you could also use coins, checkers, cardboard, or whatever else you have lying around the house. Making a Memory Game from Bottle Caps with Printables and Instructions for Kids Crafts Materials Needed - 52 Milk Bottle Caps - Glue - Printer and Paper - Scissors Step 1 : Print Out the Bottle Cap Letters Pick the Letters that you want below (choose from color or black and white, as well as milk jug bottle caps or water bottle caps). Click on Above Image for BLACK AND WHITE WATER BOTTLE CAPS Click on Above Image for COLORIZED WATER BOTTLE CAPS Click on Above Image for BLACK AND WHITE MILK BOTTLE CAPS Click on Above Image for BLACK AND WHITE MILK BOTTLE CAPS Part 2 Click on Above Image for COLORIZED MILK BOTTLE CAPS Step 2 : Attaching Letters to Bottle Caps …..
Come Together Kids RPTIndex | Raising Playful Tots The April edition of the RPTI is out! View it here. What is the Raising Playful Tots Index and how does it benefit me? Latest Index The RPTI is one such one-stop shop. Complied in one place are bloggers who love Play. Whether you are looking for new ideas, inspiration, things to do , babysitting tonight and need a helping hand, pop on over to the RPTI and enjoy the exciting play activities by parents and educators. You will have a full play folder with a range of play activities from specialist to generalist. New to the Index and would like to know more? About Raising Playful Tots Index |FAQs | Previous RPT Indexes If you appear in this Top 100 list then feel free to take your badge from the sidebar to proudly display on your blog. We had a lot of new entries this quarter pushing the play list to well over 150 blogs. The top 100 play blogs are here. [table id=11 /]NB: I will be hyperlinking all. Not listed here and want to be in the next index? Add your name here. Have a question? Next Page »
40 Fine Motor Skills Activities Here is a collection of 40 fine motor skills activities for young children that are easy to set up and promote a whole range of skills. They’re creative, open-ended, appropriate and varied with ideas for practising motor skills through art, sensory play and simple manipulative games, and there are so many to choose from! One of the most important ways we can help our children while playing with them at home or in a childcare/ classroom setting is through setting up simple activities that help to develop fine motor skills. Young children need to be able to hold and use scissors and pencils appropriately before using them in a classroom context. There are plenty of easy ways to strengthen these muscles, practise co-ordination and develop hand:eye co-ordination using simple, everyday materials and a bit of creative fun! [Herbal play dough with natural materials to explore] My personal favourite tool for developing all fine motor skills is the humble ball of homemade play dough. Cakie: 5.0
Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas The Imagination Tree: Heuristic Play- Treasure Baskets When Cakie was a small baby I used to take her every week to a lovely Sure Start play-group that was run by an early years teacher. The group was fantastic in that it had some very well planned activities for toddlers, such as sand and water, play-dough, puzzles, puppets etc as well as incorporating singing and story-telling (which they all raved about!) It also had a wonderful little area that was lined with cushions and had a canopy of materials hanging over-head. This area was only for babies and was surrounded by shelves of baskets in all different shapes and sizes. These were “Treasure Baskets” and were extremely popular with all who pulled out their contents and marvelled at them (toddlers included!) So, when Little Pop was about 4 months old I decided to make our very own treasure basket. Here she is enjoying her basket of wonders back in July of this year. Since then, I have done some research into the thinking behind these baskets and the link to early childhood development. Keys
Play Spaces Archives Make a creative art space and art gallery in your home or classroom for independent art explorations and for a place that the kids can call their own! I’ve been planning to write about our little art area for quite some time and Continue reading Creative Arts Area and Gallery for Kids Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom, to encourage plenty of open-ended play and self-directed learning with a range of inviting materials. This post is part of an ongoing series called Exploring Reggio, in which we Continue reading Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning Set up a little library role play area in your home or classroom for encouraging emergent, meaningful literacy experiences for young children. Welcome to the continuing series about Exploring Reggio, being written alongside co-hosts An Everyday Story, Learn with Play at Continue reading Library Role Play Area Autumn Nature Exploration Table Continue reading Nature Exploration Table
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