Butterfly Fine Motor Ideas
Have each child select a craft
material and glue it onto a large tag board circle.
circles on a wall at children's level to create a caterpillar's body.
Add construction paper feet and a head; then invite the children to touch
Provide clay or play
dough. Invite the children to create caterpillars.
Make butterfly nets using
cardboard and citrus fruit bags.
Make butterflies from rectangle of tissue paper twisted in the center.
Throw them into the air and catch them with your net.
Butterfly and Caterpillar Lace-Up
Make construction paper
butterflies and caterpillars.
Laminate for sturdiness. Punch holes along the outside edge.
Invite the children to lace yarn through the holes.
Butterfly Sensory Tub
Gather your materials. You will need some bowtie ( butterfly) pasta, food
vinegar, ziploc bags, cookie sheets, a medium sized plastic tub, scoops,
tongs. Start by putting a few drops of your favorite food coloring
into a ziploc bag.
Add 1 tbsp. of white vinegar. Throw in a few handfuls of pasta.
Shake until all the
liquid is gone. Pour out on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper to
dry. The vinegar
smell will lessen in time, even if itís strong initially in a day or two
it will be all but gone.
Make multiple colors. Pour dry dyed pasta into a bin with scoops for
little ones to explore.
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