Sunday, September 21, 2008
Looking for some environmentally-friendly fine motor ideas for younger students? Here are two contributions from a preschooler-friend, Cameron the Creative.
Scrounge around your home and classrooms for colorful scraps and objects to use in "abstract" art designs. When you send home these treasures, be sure to attach a little note about the great scissor use and bilateral skills your students practiced while having fun. Be cautious about the possibility of a student accidentally swallowing small objects and err on the side of safety.
Top photo features a functional scissors grasp modeled by a kindergarten-aged student.