Week 3 * Day 1 * Easter

Monday: Eggs (part 1)

Free Easter Egg Clipart | Free download on ClipArtMag
The week before our Spring Break we had all kinds of fun Easter activities planned for your child at school.  We look forward to sharing some of them with you! Today we are going to start with a few ideas to strengthen your child's fine motor skills.

This is an Oval, This is an Oval
How can you tell? How can you tell?
It looks like an Egg...
Just like an Easter Egg...
It's and Oval! It's and Oval!

Oval | ClipArt ETC

Try out having your child draw, trace, and cut their own ovals. Then decorate the ovals to make their own festive Easter eggs. Some ideas are shown below:

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For more cutting practice different line patterns can be drawn for your child to try and use their scissors along.  In class we work on both scissor hold and control.
Fun And Easy Toddler Activities Easter 6

The following activity is also a great way to strengthen your child's small motor muscles, just click on the link and follow along.
Crack those eggs! Practice counting, numbers, and fine motor skills with preschoolers & kindergarteners with this Easter or egg cracking counting activity!

Some of the children's favorite, easy to handle, hole punchers that we have at school can be found here: 
They are a classroom favorite!

Stay tuned for more hands on activities throughout the week!


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