Tactile Numbers: 0-8
Tactile Letters: Aa-Mm
Colors: Black, white, blue, brown, green, yellow, orange, red, purple
Worksheets: Drawing Lines Review Worksheet, Curricular Lines Worksheet, Star
Books: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, The Cow Who Clucked, Green Eggs and Ham, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Games: Colorama, Candy Land
Activities: Play Dough, Finger Jello, or cookie dough, A-B-C and 1-2-3 Cutter Set, Christmas cards, balloon, spray bottle
• Cut up Christmas cards to make puzzles. To make it more difficult, mix together more than one cut-up card.
• Using play dough, finger jello, or cookie dough, make letter or number cut outs with ABC/123 cookie cutters.
• Be a Wise Man
Without the child watching, hide a star in the room. Tell the child that she is to be like the wise men and find the star that led them to baby Jesus.
• Continue to practice drawing straight, horizontal, diagonal, and circular lines. Try taking away the yellow guide lines and use only the green and red dots.
• Fine Motor Skill:
Spray shaving cream on the walls of a shower. Using a spray bottle, spray water on the shaving cream to remove it from the walls. If snow is available, add a little food coloring to the water and spray the snow. The movement to spray the bottle is an excellent fine motor activity.
• Gross Motor Skills:
Balloon Fun - Keep the balloon afloat by batting it with both hands clasped together in one large "fist."