Posted in All Kid Activities, Home Investigations

Calamansi Fun

This is an activity that Caleb likes to play while he’s eating.
Just fill a bowl with water and add Calamansi. The old Calamansi will float while the new ones sink to the bottom.
Caleb used tongs to move them to a different container. It’s a simple tong activity just made more fun with water 🙂
It’s wonderful practice to strengthen the same muscles needed to hold a pencil 🙂
Here Caleb used a different tong to make it more challenging.
Lunch was over really fast and that made Caleb a happy boy 🙂

Posted in All Kid Activities, Life Schooling

Tongs for Fine Motor Skills

Materials that we used for this activity:
1. recycled fruit cups
2. large tray
3. ice tongs (these were smaller and could easily fit Caleb’s hands)
4. pompoms

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Caleb used the tongs to put the pompoms into individual cups.

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Caleb tried to use his left hand.
He’s pretty much right-handed but occasionally, he likes to use his left hand too.

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Packing away the pompoms using the tongs.
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I guess he got tired, so I let him “pour” the pompoms into the bag instead. Way to go! Practice for pouring 🙂 This activity was good practice for fine motor skills and it was fun as well!

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