Still Playing School: December 2014

New Year's Water Beads Play for Kids

We decided to celebrate New Year's Eve with the kids a bit early since we aren't sure if they will stay awake until midnight! But if your kids do or even to celebrate before or after the ball drops here is a beautiful fine motor activity to celebrate the new year.

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Kinetic Sand Christmas Tree for Kids

Our elf Dodee continues to bring fun invitations to play and create this Christmas season! He introduced us to the sensory experience of kinetic sand by building a Christmas tree that our kids can decorate over and over.




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Christmas Tree Geoboard Hands On Math Activity for Kids

Our Elf on the Shelf has been bringing educational invitations for our kids to play and learn! He created a Christmas tree geoboard as a hands on fine motor math activity!

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Retelling The Mitten on the Light Table

We love Jan Brett's book The Mitten so we took the retelling of this classic story to the light table!


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Christmas Sensory Bin

'Tis the season for a Christmas themed sensory bin! We played a search and find game to add extra fine motor practice to our holiday sensory play.


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Peppermint Scented Baking Soda Dough

Our house smelled amazing as we created and play with our Peppermint Scented Baking Soda Sensory Dough! 


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Hanukkah Menorah on the Light Table

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Our light table menorah activity was a bright way to teach our preschooler about Hanukkah! She got bonus fine motor work setting up the candles and "lighting" them!

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Egg Carton Christmas Tree Math Puzzle

We crafted a Christmas Tree Puzzle from a recycled egg carton which resulted in several math activities for our kids!

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Window Marker Christmas Tree for Kids

Our kids love redecorating our window Christmas tree over and over again! We used window markers and one simple method to allow the ornaments to be drawn on and erased so they can draw again.

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Christmas Lights on the Light Table

We love simple invitations to explore with vibrant and beautiful colors! For this holiday themed fine motor activity we mixed colors to create festive Christmas lights on the light table.

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Reindeer Christmas Dot Marker Activity

We can't get enough stamp dot marker activities! We made this free reindeer dot marker printable for Christmas. Maybe your elf will bring this tomorrow to entertain your child for the morning!

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