Fun Kid Activity: Lines of Colored Tape, straws and pompoms. Try straws and cotton balls. Adding the lines ups the challenge. Using pompoms allows you to adjust the size from tiny to pretty big. The pompoms are also nicer looking.
Educational Gross Motor Activities - Children learn best and more importantly retain what they've learned when it is combined with movement. Here is a list of 35 awesome ideas for combining gross motor activities with learning. Most of the ideas are gea
Pinner writes: I've used feely boxes for years, primarily as a hook to introduce new lessons. I like the simplicity of these. I also like the idea of using a number of them to introduce textures, shapes, etc.