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Alphabet bingo
Alphabet bingo January 16, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 4-7 years Duration of activity This game takes 10- 20 minutes to play, depending on how many players there are and how long the children take to recognise the letters. Materials/equipment Alphabet bingo boards. Use the lower case letter ... Read More »

Colours
Colours December 10, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Kids see colours all around them but they need to learn to recognise colours and relate them to colour words. Learning about primary colours, and how to mix them to make secondary colours is also an important area of learning for ... Read More »

Colour flash card activities- 4-6 year olds
Colour flash card activities- 4-6 year olds October 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 4-6 years Duration of activity Depending on which activities you choose, you might spend 5-30 minutes at a time doing the colour flash card activities Materials/equipment Colour flash cards. Depending on which activities you play you may need colour ... Read More »

Colour flash card activities- 2-3 year olds
Colour flash card activities- 2-3 year olds October 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-3 years Duration of activity You can spend 5-30 minutes playing flash card games with your 2-3 year old. Materials/equipment You’ll need one or two sets of colour and colour-word flash cards for these activities. For activity two, you’ll ... Read More »

Colour mixing
Colour mixing July 4, 2015 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 4-8 years Duration of activity Depending on your child’s age and ability they may spend 10-30 minutes mixing colours. Materials/equipment Pipettes- you’ll need one pipette for each colour your child will be mixing and one for plain water. Food ... Read More »

Checklist – Fine motor skill milestones for 5 to 8 year olds
Checklist – Fine motor skill milestones for 5 to 8 year olds March 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fine motors skills allow children to manipulate small objects like pencils, buttons and pages with their fingers. As children grow up the range of things they can do with their fingers, and their control increases. Fine motor skill development milestones ... Read More »

Checklist – Fine motor skill milestones for 3 to 4 year olds
Checklist – Fine motor skill milestones for 3 to 4 year olds March 13, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fine motors skill refers to the ability to use the small muscles and move the fingers with control, in order to manipulate objects. Preschoolers can usually do a range of things that rely on their fine motor skills at a ... Read More »

Fine motor skill development milestones for preschoolers – 3 to 4 years
Fine motor skill development milestones for preschoolers – 3 to 4 years March 13, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

From three to four years children’s fine motor skills improve remarkably, as their gross motor and other skills also improve. Their finger muscles increase in strength and their hand-eye coordination and hand control improve and enable them to perform new ... Read More »

Fine motor skill development milestones for early primary school – 5 to 8 years
Fine motor skill development milestones for early primary school – 5 to 8 years March 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In early primary school children develop increasing mastery of complex fine motor tasks like writing, preparing and eating food and manipulating smaller, fiddlier objects. Five year olds (Foundation) Five year olds have developed a preference for the left or right ... Read More »

Learn to sew embroidery
Learn to sew embroidery January 11, 2015 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 3-10 years Duration of activity 20-30 minutes Materials/equipment Embroidery ring/frame White fly net from a haberdashery shop or similar netting Darning needles (blunt plastic needles) Wool (younger children) or embroidery thread (older children) preferably in assorted colours Adornments like ... Read More »







 
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