Strengthen a child's fine motor skills by doing fun Easter activities. The colorful rabbit is a Montessori activity that will let children practice their hand movements.
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Parents always want the best for their children. The ideal is to educate children capable of facing challenges every day with love and joy.
However, in this process, which is also a learning process for parents, several mistakes are made without realizing it. Being a parent is not an easy task, and the only way to learn is with your own children.
Self-esteem is fundamental in children's integral development; that's why many of the activities carried out aim to strengthen it, as the activities recommended by the Montessori method.
However, many parents trying to educate their children generate the opposite effect, intensely hurting their self-esteem. That does not mean that parents treat their children negatively.
When parents try to solve each of the challenges presented daily in children's lives, it makes them insecure children, unable to find answers to problems, fear of failure, and little motivation to learn and function in unfamiliar environments.
The adult must believe in children's capacities. Their job is to guide them and be with them in each learning process, allowing them to live and experience each stage autonomously.
It is crucial that they feel supported and motivated, but that they learn by themselves. Mistakes often cause pain, but mistakes are necessary to learn and gain experience to face future situations.
Strengthen children's self-image by highlighting their qualities and trusting their abilities to carry out their own activities.
The Montessori learning method is based on the pedagogy of respect and trust in children.
Through practical life activities, it seeks to strengthen and develop necessary skills so that children can function in their environment, facilitating the acquisition of new learning. Each of these activities is appropriate to the children's abilities.
THEME: FUN EASTER ACTIVITIES
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Topic: Self-esteem – fine motor skills
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Through this fun Easter activity, children will develop their hand movements.
Difficulty level: Advanced. This fun Easter activity is designed to be done autonomously and independently with adult surveillance.
- Precision in hand and finger movements
- Hand-eye coordination
- Strengthen finger muscles
- A piece of foamy or cork
- Thumbtacks or small tacks in a container
- Rubber bands in a container
- A tray
Children must do this fun Easter activity in an adult's company, as they can be injured with the thumbtacks and the rubber bands.
The adult preferably does this step. Take the thumbtacks and put them on the foamy or cork, forming the silhouette of a rabbit.
Children arrange the colored rubber bands over the thumbtacks to mold the rabbit's shape.
A fun Easter activity of accommodating colored rubbers bands on thumbtacks to develop precision in hand and finger movements
HOW TO CARRY OUT THIS FUN EASTER ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
This fun Easter activity can be done with younger children. To reduce the difficulty level, you can arrange thin sticks or pipe cleaners to make the rabbit's shape. The children can stick Play-Doh onto the outline and then push pasta pieces into it. In this way, children will carry out a motor skill activity appropriate to their development.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD
This fun Easter activity can be done with older children. To increase the difficulty level and make the activity more attractive, you can give cards to children indicating how the rubber bands should be arranged. With this activity, children strengthen fine motor skills and develop cognitive skills such as memory, concentration, and following patterns. In this way, children will make a preschool activity appropriate to their development and abilities.
VIDEO DESCRIPTION - FUN EASTER ACTIVITY OF RABBITS WITH COLORED RUBBER BANDS
In this fun Easter activity video, you will find detailed information about the "RABBITS WITH COLORED RUBBER BANDS" activity, designed for children 4 to 6 years old. They will perform a fine motor activity by placing some rubber bands on some thumbtacks.
This fun Easter activity will allow children to develop precision in hand and finger movements, hand-eye coordination, concentration, patience, strength in the finger muscles, self-esteem, autonomy, and self-reliance.
The materials are foamy or cork, thumbtacks or small tacks, colored rubber bands, and a tray.
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