This activity helps children feel special, learn the names of their friends, and how to count syllables — an important skill in phonological awareness.
This activity primarily encourages the use of one hand more than the other in one-handed or two-handed activities. This is necessary for skilled tasks like painting a picture or cutting with scissors.
This sensory activity has children use their sense of touch to explore familiar objects in their environment while developing language concepts. Children learn how to use descriptive words to tell about an item they are feeling but not seeing.
This activity provides children with practice exploring and comparing items. It also encourages them to ask questions.
This activity provides children with the opportunity to experiment and be creative. It also provides experience with cutting or tearing (fine-motor skill), as well as the opportunity to learn the names of colors (cognitive skill).
This activity allows children to experiment with the physical properties of blocks, using their problem-solving skills to build.
This fun activity helps children listen for and identify sounds, an important skill in understanding spoken communication.
Expressing ideas for dealing with feelings helps children improve coping skills and self- expression, and also assists with problem solving and creative thinking.
This fun jumping game captures the imagination of children and encourages gross-motor- development skills.
This is a simple activity for ball skills with a bit of math, too (counting). And it’s fun for the entire family.