THREADING WITH PIPE CLEANERS

We have been introducing threading with our 2 and 3 year olds.We like to start by using pipe cleaners because they are easier to handle than lacing thread.For this activity, we used a large piece of Styrofoam that the preschoolers could push the pipe cleaners into. For the 2 year olds, we used the stacking pegs. For the 3 year olds, we combined the stacking pegs and the straw pieces.There was a lot of concentration while handling the pipe cleaners.You can see how the fingers and hands are working hard.I...

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Published By: Teaching 2 & 3 Year Olds - Monday, 30 September, 2013

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