JULY 09, 2013: Sponges

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MYSTERY ITEM:
Sponges

Today, I left out some sponges as our Mystery Item. The first child here today found them right away and after a few more kids got here the sponges started getting used in a car game right away without me even introducing the Mystery Item of the day.

See below what the kids came up to do with the sponges:

SET THE SPONGES UP AS BARRIERS FOR THEIR CAR GAME
-Used Creativity/Imagination
-Working on eye/hand coordination
-Working on fine motor skills
-Worked on taking turns

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PAINTED WITH THE SPONGES
-Used Creativity/Imagination
-Sensory experience with the sponges & paint
-Worked on color recognition

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SET UP A CAR WASH
-Worked on fine motor skills
-Worked on color recognition skills
-Worked on vehicle identification
-Sensory experience
-Learned about taking care or things & keeping things clean

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PLAYING CATCH WITH THE SPONGES
-Used large muscles
-Working on teamwork
-Working on taking turns

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CLEANING WITH THE SPONGES
-Taking care of our environment
-Using large muscles

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PRETENDING THE SPONGES ARE CARS
-Used Creativity/Imagination
-Working on fine motor skills
-Using large muscles

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