Alligator Fine Motor Ideas
Provide the children
with plastic alligators and
crocodiles to play in this slimy swamp.
2 cups white glue
1 ½ cups water at room
1 cup hot water
2 ½ Tablespoon Borax
2 mixing bowls
In smaller bowl, thoroughly blend glue and room-temp water.
In larger bowl combine hot water and Borax. Stir until Borax
is dissolved. Slowly pour glue mixture into Borax mixture,
stirring constantly. Knead until not sticky.
Will keep in the fridge for a couple weeks.
Dig a 1-foot-deep trench in the sand and lay the board
across it as a bridge. Add a few plastic alligators to
make an alligator pit that is sure to create lots of excitement.
Have the children hunt for short sticks. These will be their
Fill a shallow pan with water for the swamp. Let each child, in
carefully place his or her gator in the water. Tell the children
when alligators float, they resemble tree trunks or logs. Discuss
you have learned about alligators. (Found under Alligator:
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