Pretend play is good practice for a child's imagination and creativity. Reinforce this by making toys with them, like egg carton caterpillars. This activity has the added benefits of teaching them how to use scissors and strengthening fine muscles.
Why do it?
- Being able to cut with scissors is a useful skill.
- It requires coordination, strength in the fine muscles in their hands, and lots of practice.
- Any pretend play encourages a young child’s imagination and creativity.
- be creative
Egg carton caterpillar #TinyAdventures (transcript)
[Text on screen: Egg carton caterpillar]
You will need:
Cut the egg carton
Draw a face on one end
Decorate with glitter!
Ta-da! A friendly caterpillar!
Have you had a tiny adventure?
S. K. I. P.
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