Sensory science Toddlers Sensory mass Materials

Sensory science

Toddlers

Sensory mass

Materials: oats, water, plastic container

Objectives: Babies use their senses to learn about the world around them. Babies will begin to stimulate the sense of touch.

Strategies: Encourage infants and toddlers to touch the texture by manipulating the texture using repetitive words such as squeezing, throwing, and crushing.

Fine motor

Toddlers

Activity: Pom Pom Drop

Materials: pompoms or cotton balls, paper towels, paper toilet tubes

Objectives: To promote the development of fine motor skills and simple eye-hand coordination.

Strategies: Tape the paper tubes on the walls, handle the kids bowl full of pompoms or cotton balls and show them they can put it through the tubes and watch it fall on the floor

Language

Young infants

Activities: Peek a boo

Objectives: Despite their young age, babies will acquire language skills through interaction.

Strategies: Talk to them by looking them in the eyes, using short and simple words, sing and read to babies.

Emotional skills

Young infants

Activities: Allows you to share a story.

Materials. Books with drawings and light colors

Objectives: Although infants at this age do not care what you are reading, you must always read to them

Strategies: Lay infants flat on a smooth surface. Read them out loud using a very soft voice.

Gross Motor

Mobile infants

Activities: Little explorers.

Materials: pillows, blankets, playmat tunnels, toys.

Objectives: Infants will explore the different objects that surrounds them and work on their body muscles such as legs and arms.

Strategies: Encourage babies to crawl through tunnels, climb on the blocks, find their favorite toys to stimulate their crawling, sit up, to get up holding onto something. Provide activities that support gross motor skills.

Fine motor

Mobile infants

Activity: Ball game

Materials. Balls of different sizes and colors.

Objectives: Stimulate infants with balls. The babies were playing with the balls or wanting to chew them.

Strategies: Get on the floor with the infants, roll throw the ball towards them to develop the coordination of hands and eyes and reinforce social activities.

Mathematics

Activities: Printable activity of the apple number: 4-5 years.

Materials: Set of printable apple cards and small pompoms.

Objectives: Match the quantities of apples with the number printed on the card

Strategies: I will call out a number and the children will take enough pompoms to match the number on the apple card.

Social Skills

Activities: Musical hugs: 4-5 years

Materials: musical instruments

Objectives: Enrich social relationships and interaction between classmates

Strategies: Play the instruments and dance. When the music stops, the children embrace a person. The music continues and the children dance again. The music stops having to hug three people. We will continue doing the same thing until everyone is embraced.

Mathematics

Activities: Printable activity of the apple number: 4-5 years.

Materials: Set of printable apple cards and small pompoms.

Objectives: Match the quantities of apples with the number printed on the card

Strategies: I will call out a number and the children will take enough pompoms to match the number on the apple card.

Social Skills

Activities: Musical hugs: 4-5 years

Materials: musical instruments

Objectives: Enrich social relationships and interaction between classmates

Strategies: Play the instruments and dance. When the music stops, the children embrace a person. The music continues and the children dance again. The music stops having to hug three people. We will continue doing the same thing until everyone is embraced.