Sometimes it’s just nice to stay inside — especially in this summertime. Whether it’s due to excess heat or too much sun I look at it as a change of pace — a chance to do something different.
Colored Pasta beads is a very popular when it comes to encouraging kids in developing their fine motor skills. Aside from learning about patterns they will also be entertained with the colors and shapes.
Yes, I am rather cheap and I tend to save moolah so I dyed my own colored pasta beads using food coloring and alcohol.
You will need the following:
Scoop one cup of uncooked pasta into each of the bowls. The pasta should all be of the same type.
Add a few drops of food coloring (using a different color for each bowl) to each. Stir. Keep adding a few drops at a time until the pasta begins to change color.
Add ¾ tablespoon of rubbing alcohol and stir until evenly coated.
Transfer the colored pasta to a cookie sheet lined with wax paper (or paper towel) and let it dry overnight.
Once the pasta is dry, it’s ready to use.
Here’s some of the crafts that allows little A to to enhance his creativity.
Stringing beads to create necklace or bracelet
Digging picture samples of letter A
There are lots of ways on how you can have fun playing your DIY beads you just have to explore..
For working parents like us sometimes we feel guilty that we seldom creating structured learning activities for our kids,we feel that we are lacking in exerting effort of providing them lessons that will help them academically.
But most of the time allowing kids to create their own play without rules to follow can be learning experience as well. Even expert said that “Play is the language of children. It is their most natural activity. Through play children express themselves, explore their world and learn. Even though play looks as if it is only amusing, fun and joyful, it is an extremely important activity for children.
To maintain balance life with a growing toddler like little A,we always remind ourselves that our son needs more time to play freely, and not pressure him too much with enrichment activities.
With all the toys he has he still want to used my belt as harp. He will play with it while dancing.
He grabbed his chair from his room,arranged the blocks and starts playing he said that this is his new square xylophone..
This is daddy’s exercise tool.He likes playing with it and pretended that he’s doing the push up with matching counting pa na kala mo hirap na hirap..
This is him at bedtime reading his favorite books..
While daddy and mommy our doing the household chores,you will find him reading Sue’s Snue book.
“Parents should let children be children—not just because it should be fun to be a child but because denying youth’s unfettered joys keeps kids from developing into inquisitive, creative creatures.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” — Albert Einstein