Finger painting is loved by kids and is nearly a perfect activity. Why? It combines creativity, fine motor, sensory integration, color theory, cause and affect, and imagination. It is playful and fun! Even young toddlers can participate if given the right kind of paint.
I’ll be sharing finger-painting with my kids at work and will . . . Read More: Finger Paint!
It is hot across many areas of the USA. Which means it is a perfect time for ice play.
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Today I’m taking the Play Dough Pledge being hosted by NurtureStore, Sun Hat and Wellie Boots and The Imagination Tree. Thanks ladies!
In honor of summer time we are making Lemon-Lime Play Dough
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Why is sensory play such as finger-painting, play dough, sand, mud, and etc important to a child’s development?
When engaged in sensory play children use all of their senses. It promotes sensory integration which is the ability of the body to integrate and process all of the information it receives via the sensory . . . Read More: Why is Sensory Play so Important?
The spring weather is beautiful and so are the flowers. We have been reading Flower Garden by Eve Bunting and making a literacy connection by creating beautiful flowers with cupcake papers!
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