This My Busy Bots bag introduces young children to alphabet shapes using cotton buds to form letters whist gaining confidence in and strengthening fine motor skills. Even if a child doesn’t know their letters or sounds yet, this bag will give them an opportunity to familiarise themselves with the alphabet.
1 Information card with instructions, ideas to extend the activity and list of skills being developed
26 Laminated alphabet activity cards, A-Z
Approximately 120 cotton buds
1 Brightly coloured storage bag
Skills being developed:
Fine motor skills:
Thumb opposition; in-hand manipulation; pre-writing skills; pincer grip; hand eye coordination; dexterity.
Visual perceptual skills:
Visual tracking and scanning; visual motor integration; spatial relationships; visual figure ground.
Concentration; language and vocabulary; letter recognition; copying.