“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed”.- C. JoyBell C.
- develops concentration
- encourages children to finish their task
- children see the end result
- children learn to take care of their belongings which teaches them to value their belongings
- presents a sequence of events to follow
Simple threading activity
- fine motor
Painting (with famous paintings on the background)
Pre-reading activity “what does not belong“. We revisit this activity often because this one is not that easy to explain and grasp for a young child. We usually revisit the same task until A. masters it without my help.
Sorting air/land/water animals (download free printable cards here) I find that there is quite a bit of language involved in the demonstration process and working with this job.
Sorting animals by color. There is so much concentration, learning, and engagement that accompanies this activity when a toddler is at work.
Learning to identify matching categories. (Pre-reading activity)
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