Curious Colorful Sticks
There are so many ways to teach children different shapes, patterns and numbers.. Have you ever heard of teaching them all of this with colorful Popsicle sticks ???
Doesn’t it sound interesting????
Popsicle sticks are inexpensive, durable and super easy to create with. We have found fun ideas that involve counting, forming patterns, creating different shapes and helping children learn. Popsicle sticks are fantastic for helping strengthen fine motor skills for kids and so much more…
Lets find out by watching this video…
Parental Involvement: Low
Duration: 20 mins
Skills Acquired :
a. Develops pattern identification
b. Children learn logical and analytical skills
a. Cue Cards
b. Coloured sticks
a. Take pattern stick cue cards
b. Take coloured ice cream sticks and paste velcro pieces at both the ends of the sticks
How to play???
Activity 1: Make patterns
a. Let your child take all the coloured sticks and form different patterns
b. Let your child use them as an objections to count and learn numbers
Activity 2: Follow the cue cards
a. Take a cue card and some colorful sticks
b. Ask your child to copy the exact shape shown in the cue card using the colourful sticks
Here we have a cute boy playing with these sticks only for you 😋.. Lets join him:
Now lets see if you can follow a pattern shown in our below activity: