4 ways to prepare your child for school
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Language development through a sensory experience, naming colours and objects, fine motor skills, high level of engagement and curiosity.
Fill a ziplock bag with a small amount of washing liquid and add a few buttons.
The washing liquid will make it easier to move the buttons inside around. You may want to tape the Ziplock bag to a flat surface to stop it from moving around.
To extend this activity, you can stick a picture of a familiar face behind the bag and ask your baby to give them some button eyes. Now the buttons need to be moved around in the ziplock bag to a specific area. This way the fine motor skills are really challenged and using a picture of someone your baby knows can provide a lot of laughter with their button eyes.
Why not add paint if you have available to encourage mixing the colours together?