Develop Toddler Fine Motor skill function, color learning, shape discrimination etc
Necessary resources are the colored Popsicle sticks usually wooden but there are plastic ones as well or use the medical ones which have no color but you may paint them or glue them with colored paper. There are several ways to play it just make sure to read the instruction page.
Can be used with toddlers 1 year old and up, more visible results will be seen at the age of over 1.5 years old.
This free popsicle activity set includes 7 shapes in size to match the real popsicle sticks.
This activity is great for visual discrimination, colors and patterns variations are of great interest for kids.
The set includes starter level and advanced level. Laminate and cut out the shaped patterns (apple, teddy, penguin etc) and match the squared patterns accordingly. You can use velcro tape to make it more fun for the little ones.
Anyone would want to have this skill and it was discovered that especially kids can develop the skill easily if playing this similar cards game.
Choose a set of similar cards then show 1 of them for 2-5 seconds to the child then take a similar card and put them both in front of child but make sure to mix them up before, so child doesn’t just apply logic but activates photographic memory. Then ask which 1 card was shown 1st. Developing this skill it will lead in time to memorizing entire text pages.
At 1st child may not get the correct answer as his brain still not used to the task but make sure to instruct your child that his task is to remember exactly the card, he then will get the idea and get better at remembering!
This exercise can be increased in difficulty by offering more complicated cards and more variations.
The set of 96 flash cards are for toddlers and kids age 2-7 years old, both beginner and more advanced options for visual memory skill development.