DIY button snake 

Another great fine motor skill busy bag! This one took a little more effort as I did have to sew the buttons on the ribbon.   Let’s take a minute and talk about fine motor skills! Fine motor skills help us accomplish tasks like cutting and writing. My 12 yo really struggles still with this…

Fine motor activity: oatmeal canister and pipe cleaners

For me these were all things just sitting around my house. I just took the knife and stabbed it into the lid and twisted a little. Then I gave the children the pipe cleaners and let them put them into the holes!  For Caliger who is 21 months I ended up needing to make the…

Pipe cleaner sensory play! 

So today we played with pipe cleaners! I set up two different stations, one for toddlers and one for preschoolers.  For the toddlers I just stuck some into my strainer     They sat on the floor and pulled them out ran around with them and then put them back in! They did this for…