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Toys and Games for Fine Motor Practice

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There are lots of easy, simple, and free fine motor skills activities you can do at home, but sometimes you want something that’s already ready already.  Am I right???  So here are some of our favorite commercially available toys and games for fine motor practice! What do you mean by fine motor practice? Wikipedia defines […]

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ABC Find Write Erase Bath Game

abc find write erase

Did you see the Bath Tub Drawing Boards we created?  If not, hop over to our sister site, Parent Teach Play, to see those first and then come back here to see the fun ABC Find Write Erase Bath Game we made up to use with our drawing boards!  This game is great for beginning […]

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An Uppercase and Lowercase Alphabet Game

For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool,   follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Sulia, RSS, and/or by email today! This is a fun and simple activity that doesn’t take long to make or do.  Alphabet Toss-Up incorporates movement into learning to get kids’ interest piqued and provides practice differentiating between upper and lowercase […]

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Photo of the Day: Symbol Cereal

One morning last week, Luke (age 4) suddenly shouted, “There’s a question mark in my cereal!”  Of course we had to snap a pic! 🙂  He has always been quick to find letters, numbers, and symbols in his food: see here for another example!  It is a simple and fun “game” to play with preschoolers. If […]

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