JULY 12, 2013: Solo Cups

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MYSTERY ITEM: Plastic Solo Cups

The kids blew me away with todays idea’s. I myself only had a couple ideas in my head in case they weren’t able to think of any, but they had so many, we didn’t even get to finish them all before it was time for them to go home.

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

BUILT WITH THE CUPS:
-Used Creativity/Imagination
-Working on eye/hand coordination
-Working on fine motor skills
-Worked on balance
-Worked on problem solving
-Worked on counting skills
-Worked on teamwork
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FILLING THE CUPS UP WITH MARBLES  & THEN COUNTING THE MARBLES:
-Used Creativity/Imagination
-Worked on estimation skills
-Worked on counting
-Sensory experience
-Working on fine motor skills
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USING THE CUPS AS BOWLING PINS:
-Using teamwork
-Worked on taking turns
-Using large muscles
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PLAYING FIND THE TOY:

-Visual Tracking
-Working on attention skills
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RUNNING AROUND THE CUPS:
-Using large muscles
-Working on taking turns
-Worked on balance
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USING THE CUPS AT THE SPLASHPAD:
-Sensory experience
-Creativity/Imagination
-Using large muscles
-Working on balancing
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PLAYING FIND THE CUPS:
-Learning to pay attention to detail
-Problem solving skills (when a cup was where they couldn’t reach or get to)
-Working on counting (they had to figure out how many had been found, how many were left)07-12-2013 (2)

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