Nido Velcro Heart

SnailMail/ February 24, 2017

A small motor activity, feel the textures, practice grasping and lifting. Supplies:

Love Mobile

SnailMail/ February 22, 2017

Having something to focus on stimulates brain/eye coordination in littles. A simple, monochromatic, high contrast mobile has been found to be the best. But that doesn’t mean littles can’t have something fun for the holidays. Make this simple mobile for your tinies, or use the pieces to decorate around your house! You could even print them out and color them. Supplies:

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Heart Pancakes

SnailMail/ February 20, 2017

A sweet treat for a sweet little one! Spend some time making a shaped pancake for breakfast and stimulate those taste buds! Add different syrups, try different spices mixed with yogurt on top, add in cut up fruit! Try Peanut butter chips with cut up banana, it’s a personal favorite! You can even try different letters, “MMMMMM is for Mom,

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Heart Number Matching

SnailMail/ February 19, 2017

Practicing one to one ratio is a huge step in building numeracy. Use small motor skills, and visual discrimination to place an item on each dot after you have matched each number with the appropriate puzzle piece. Supplies: GALLERY

Friendship Bracelets

SnailMail/ February 19, 2017

Threading is a great way to practice small motor skills. You can keep the bracelets for yourself, or practice your grace and courtesy and give them away to others. For older children, encourage them to do patterns in their bracelets, or to consider the favorite color of the person they are making the bracelet for. Supplies: GALLERY

Dutch Hearts

SnailMail/ February 18, 2017

A spin on the classic weaving activity. Build fine motor skills, concentration and patience with this fun but difficult activity. Supplies:

Friendship Dolls

SnailMail/ February 18, 2017

This activity can be used as an art project or more formally as a small motor skills activity or a Grace and Courtesy activity. Cutting through several sheets of paper can be challenging for children at first, so offer the pieces folded, and then later ask them to do the whole activity by themselves. Make sure to have a convenient

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Splatter Valentines

SnailMail/ February 18, 2017

Use Fine Motor Skills and discernment of color to create this simple but homemade Valentine Card. Give it for any circumstance where you want to share how you feel about someone special! Supplies:

PrePrimary Velcro Heart

SnailMail/ February 17, 2017

Build small motor skills, grow the touch “database” and work on following patterns with this activity. Supplies:

Primary Love Letter Mailboxes

SnailMail/ February 17, 2017

Sharing your love with your friends and family is so much fun! Build a Mailbox to put letters into and set a a space for your child to create their own letters! Supplies: