👕Do you throw away your ripped clothes right away or do you patch up and give them another chance? MB was so interested in when he saw me patching his small pants for OT. 🙃I immediately prepared a very practical patching activity for him. It has been a great activity for learning daily life skills. With a small touch I added shapes, too. So that we gained many skills. 🥰
It is possible to prepare many cutting exercises only using an A4 paper. You can draw funny faces, shapes, flowers etc. This time try adding theme on it. you can use even newspaper, if you don’t have colored papers at home. Following the lines while cutting develops hand-eye coordination, as well.
All you need is cardboard and playdough. This is great activity to foster fine motor skills. You jus make different size of holes on a piece of cardboard and fill them with playdough. You can also use different materials instead of playdough such as dyed rice, salt, oat etc.
Another fun puzzle idea with winter theme. ❄️ Just match the mittens and have fun while fostering motor skills.
I love creating DIY puzzles for my kids. I usually use cardboard but for sure popsicle sticks, wooden blocks and even fabrics can be used to make DIY puzzles. My favorite one is cardboard, because it is always very easy to give shapes and color cardboards.
I have many reasons to love autumn. Nature prepares us for winter with its warm colors. I think my favorite is to make autumn crafts, because it is very easy to find materials in nature during fall season.
Here is a great DIY puzzle idea for you. Cut the paper rolls in half horizontally and put them on top of each other to form a whole, then create your image. Even your little one can create his/her own design. You can draw animals, patterns, movie characters.
Make a lovely sudoku to make your summer vacation more fun. Take with you wherever you go. Now it is time for you the decide what theme you want. Here is a bug themed sudoku for you.
In this colorful activity you can see many learning skills. Giant pipe cleaners are awesome for many play ideas. I know it might be quite difficult to be able to find giant ones but no worries normal pipe cleaners also works great for this activity.
Here is another cardboard puzzle idea for you. While matching colors and patterns, you can learn about symmetry, too. Very easy to make.