Areas it develops: creativity, imagination, cause-effect relations, using of tools, problem solving skills, learning about the world. Observing and experiencing the qualities and changes of light and darkness, shadows and contrasts with sunlight, natural and artificial light sources. The emphasis is on searching for a solution so it is important not to show them what […]
Areas it develops: spatial orientation, learning about shapes, problem solving skills, vocabulary Learning about our busy world, with a pinch of maths. We might think that maths, depiction, logics and arguing only comes in school but all of these skills have to be supported by undisturbed early developement. These next activitites develop visual-motor coordination, manipulation […]
Areas it develops: perception, detection, ability to express oneself, general knowledge, sentence formation, depiction, eye-hand coordination, coordination of both hands. This game is about recognising an object only by its description. The descriptions are also given by children, so it is especially fun and interesting. After the descriptions children have to guess the object by […]
Areas it develops: perception, detection, hand coordination, understanding order, vocabulary, verbal skills Children make their own salt dough to be able to experience how materials change and what textures they migh have. It is important to give them enough time to explore but to carefully observe them too because some problems mith come to light […]
Areas it develops: perception, detection, sensory integration, eye-hand coordination, using of tools, fine motor skills Exploring different tastes, textures, using tools/machines and guessing/recognising tastes. Children can practice pinching motions, targeted movements as well as improve their fine motor and motor planning skills. Plus, their sensory integration, undertanding abstract concepts and vocabulary will get better too. […]
Areas it develops: understanding order, time, planning, depiction, cooperation, vocabulary, creativity In this game we discuss how children’s daily schedules’ look, so that they can practice order. Then they have to come up with different symbols meaning different parts of the day and different activities they do and then they just draw their own journals/planners.