Aah, a simple clothes peg! It’s a perfect tool for helping tiny fingers strengthen and develop. This My Busy Bots bag combines shape and colour matching to keep your little one busy. They will use visual discrimination to decide which shape and colour matches their smiley-faced friend.
This activity is suitable for little ones from 3 - 7 years old. As all children develop in their own time, this is a guideline and may vary with your child.
An A6 information card with instructions, ideas to extend the activity and list of skills being developed
12 laminated A6 shape activity cards
12 wooden pegs
1 brightly coloured storage bag
Skills being developed:
Fine motor skills:
Thumb opposition; in-hand manipulation; pre-writing skills; pincer grip; hand strength; hand eye coordination; dexterity; bilateral hand coordination.
Visual perceptual skills:
Visual tracking and scanning; motor planning; visual discrimination; visual figure ground.
Concentration; language and vocabulary; shape recognition; matching.