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Button Skills for Preschoolers: XO Button Snake

Button Skills for Preschoolers: XO Button Snake

Buttoning can be a tricky skill for little fingers to master! We recommend starting with activities like button boards or making your own button snakes. They are a simple way to grade the task to decrease frustration by using a large button and eliminating managing…

Valentines Day Crayon Hearts

Valentines Day Crayon Hearts

February is all about the heart shape! Homemade heart crayons are a fun holiday activity to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your littles! And, they make great, non-food classroom gift ideas! What you need: Heart shaped silicone mold (ours is from Amazon) Crayons (we bought 4…

Valentines Day Sensory Bin

Valentines Day Sensory Bin

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to gather up all things hearts, pink, purple, and shiny and make a sensory bin! Our occupational therapists love sensory bins and tactile play. For this sensory bin, we dyed ABC pasta purple and red and mixed in some…

Heart Stamps

Heart Stamps

We love a good holiday art group project! For this Valentine’s Day activity, all you need some sponges cut into hearts and paint to dip and dab. We added glitter, because glitter makes everything more fun. We laid down craft paper on the table and…