This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Fabulous Fall Activities for Preschoolers

Fun in Fabulous Fall: Introducing Preschool Children to the Wonders of the Season!
Fall Activities for Preschoolers for You to Use All Season and Addressing all Developmental Areas

Dancing like the leaves

Falling from the trees

Swaying like the trees

Shaking all the leaves

Amalia Willis

The most obvious sign that Fall has arrived is the changing color in the leaves. […]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Cognitive, Creative, Fine Motor|0 Comments

Foolproof and Fun Play Dough Recipe

The best play dough is home-made play dough. It can be a fun comprehension exercise to make the dough with the children too, but be careful of the boiling water. A no baking recipe for kids!
Ingredients

32 oz plain flour
16 oz salt
2 tablespoons (1 oz) oil
4 tablespoons (2 oz) creme of tartar
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By |May 30th, 2018|Fine Motor|0 Comments

Tips and Hints for Using Coloring Pages with Preschool Children

I’ve pulled together my favorite coloring pages tips for getting the most out of using coloring pages with preschool children and making it an educational experience:

Start with larger drawing materials like thick pencils and crayons before introducing thinner ones. The thinner ones are suitable for children with a controlled grip.
Avoid markers, as they […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Fine Motor|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to Puzzles for Kids

Puzzles address many essential learning outcomes for preschool children, including cognitive, physical, social/emotional and language skills.

The beauty of puzzles is that the level of difficulty can be scaled according to the abilities and progress of each child. This ensures engagement and challenge for the individual child. For example, start with a simple peg puzzle with […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Fine Motor|0 Comments

Tips for Teaching Scissor Skills to Preschool Children

The motor control that a child has with scissors, like all fine motor skills, develops as they grow older.

Generally I find that the below progression holds true.

Age
Cutting Skills

2 ½ years
Snip

3 years
Cut forward

3 ½ years
Cut straight line

4 years
Cut around corners

4 ½ years
Cut curved lines

5 years
Abstract shapes

 

While children will develop these skills over time, scissor skills are […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Fine Motor|0 Comments