Room 4 Blog Posts

12
Aug
2019
Ice Hockey in Room 4

Ice Hockey in Room 4

By admin on August 12, 2019 in Room 4 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Last week wrapped up water and ice week at Little Dreamers. During this week the children learned about the properties of water and ice and used them in many different activities. One of the activities they did in Room 4 was play hockey with ice cubes covered in paint. They hit the ice around the rink and into little baskets using popsicle sticks. Besides helping the children to learn more about ice, the activity improved fine motor skills and coordination.

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9
May
2019
Flower Power in Room 4

Flower Power in Room 4

By admin on May 9, 2019 in Room 4 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Today Room 4 painted with fake flowers. Using the flowers tied this activity in with their spring theme and also allowed the children to experience the patterns and shapes the flowers make. This activity is a fun way to improve fine motor skills, and let children explore color mixing.

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25
Apr
2019
Busy Bug Finders in Room 4

Busy Bug Finders in Room 4

By admin on April 25, 2019 in Room 4 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

This week the sensory tank in Room 4 is filled with sand, various tools and lots of plastic bugs. They have been exposed to different bugs through literature such as the book “Ten Shiny Snails,” by Ruth Galloway. After seeing the pictures in the book, the children enjoyed picking the bugs up, and using different tools such as tongs to “catch” them. This activity builds fine motor skills and dexterity, while also exposing children to new scientific concepts.

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16
Apr
2019
Water Color Wizards

Water Color Wizards

By admin on April 16, 2019 in Room 4 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Room four has graduated from finger paints and have started using paints that require brushes. Learning to use a brush helps kids learn to follow steps and problem solve. Using a brush also improves fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. Here they are also painting a paper with the first letter of their name, which is helping them to learn the alphabet.

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