Thursday, February 21, 2013

Inexpensive, Easy Valentine's Mailboxes

I found these sweet metal mailboxes in Target's Dollar Spot and the sparkly stickers at Dollar Tree. Together, they made for a quick and easy after preschool wind-down activity for my girl. She made one for herself and one for her baby brother.


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

February Treasure Basket

February's treasure/heuristic basket is all hearts, pink, purple, and red.

Red metal basket, tulle, tissue paper, bows and ribbons, cookie cutter, pom poms, cut up paint chips

Other Treasure Baskets:
Autumn - leaves and gourds
Winter - shiny stuff


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

February Fun Box Fine Motor Activity

For the month of February, I've had a simple fun box transferring activity available to Meg on our kitchen busy shelves.

Basket with heart-shaped silicone ice cube molds, tongs, and Valentines erasers

Provides opportunities for fine motor practice, sorting, and pattern-making

More fun box activities
First Embroidery
Color Matching with Gift Bows
Magnetic Colored Popsicle Sticks
Magnetic Pom Pom Balls
Erasers and Suction Cups Activity
Paint Chip Matching Game
Uppercase and Lowercase Matching Eggs
Animal Matching Game
Pool Noodle Art
Button Snake Toy
Memory Matching Toy
Ribbons in a Bottle Toy
Clothespin Clipping Toy
Pom Pom Push Toy
Pipe Cleaner Poking Toy