Today’s Book: It’s a TIGER! by David LaRochelle. (Available in this video from the Toronto Public Library) After reading this book you can ask the following: The tiger was very good at hiding, where can you hide around your house? The tiger was also disguised as a boat captain, what can you disguise yourself as? Can you find things around the house to dress up in?
Pedagogical Intent: the language of books and reading, creativity, containing/enclosure schema
Fine Motor Invitation: Tracing/Creating a Picture with Loose Parts
The photo above shows this set up with chalk, but this can be done with a simple drawing on paper, letters, or even coloring sheets. Just gather some loose parts like flowers, pebbles, Lego blocks, beads, or paper clips. Set out materials on a table or the floor as an invitation!
Pedagogical Intent: self-expression, fine motor development,
Gross Motor Invitation: 5 Activities with 6 Lines of Tape
This “5 Activities with 6 Lines of Tape” on Pinterest! This is a fun idea for inside or outside, and can be modified to be done with chalk, a measuring tape or string if needed!
Using masking tape, or painters tape you can measure lines for the following movement prompts:
1) How far you can jump forward?
2) How far you can jump backward?
3) How far can you jump on one leg?
4) How far can you stretch or reach?
5) How long are you?
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