Simple preschool color matching activity that will also work on fine motor skills -- pushing colored popsicle sticks into an old coffee can! This activity not only develop cognitive skills, but and fine motor
Sensory play is vital to early childhood development, create a handful of Touch and Feel Sensory Sticks in under 15 minutes and for less than a few dollars - meaningful toys don't need to expensive! Physical Health and Growth Foundation Senses
Make a calm down bottle to help children relax and self-regulate. This galaxy calm down bottle is mesmerizing and an easy three ingredient sensory bottle. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!
Song Sticks: Building Skills in Transitions. A fun and interactive way for using songs in the early childhood classroom to help ease transitions- or any time! Perfect for your preschool kids or classroom. - Pre-K Pages UO Real Solutions
Natural Paintbrushes, This is a good example of AFFINITY SPACES, a place where the kids can experiment, innovate and mess around with different materials and ideas from Empowering Pedagogy for Early Childhood Educators
This would be a fun idea for kids and a great use for all those toilet paper rolls I can't throw away! Chopsticks or tweezers for fine motor skills, used to pick up and drop pom-poms into color matched toilet paper rolls.
Study the planets with your preschooler with these durable, easy to make, Space Stones! Hands-on learning will teach young scientists to identify and order the planets, while reinforcing number recognition and early literacy skills too!