Replicating a scene from a photo can provide an interesting challenge for kiddos. They can hone their attention to detail, build spatial awareness and learn from trial and error. We present two activities: one Montessori-inspired and one on a larger scale.
We went super simple with this fine motor activity. I poured out a big bag of rubber bands and the kiddos got to work stretching them onto to plastic balls. As a bonus, the rubber bands made the balls extra bouncy!
We have a serious tape problem in our house. We never have enough of it! I have set out to change this by buying it in bulk. When I came across this pack of rainbow colors electrical tape I fell in love. I looked very similar to that heart-shaped eyes emoji. Of course, I may have gone a little overboard with taping things, but I needed to explore the range of this pack of tape. These Rainbow Rattle Stix are inspired by Thunder Sticks which are a huge part of sporting events. They are loud and fun. Ours are definitely not as noisy, but still fun.
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These paper rockets give paper airplanes a run for their money. They can't fly on their own, but insert a tiny hand into the rocket handle, and you've got a real pilot in your sights. Download your FREE rocket template now!
Competition is often encouraged in our house. It adds a certain amount of drive to completing tasks. Making a race out of an activity that isn't favored (cleaning, dressing, etc.) is great motivation for getting it completed. Sometimes even without whining and groaning. We ALL win!