These are some other basic station activity ideas that I have included in a farm-themed My Obstacle Course for Andrew. The great thing about them is that I used things that I already had at home so this is another reminder to look around in your child’s stuff to see if they have toys that . . . → Read More: Farm Themed Station Ideas Using Items Found At Home
I know that it is now August and people are probably in “back to school” mode but we just returned from a vacation at the beach and I got lots of ideas for a beach themed My Obstacle Course to use with Andrew before school starts again. Don’t worry, I have LOTS of ideas for . . . → Read More: Beach Themed My Obstacle Course: Station Activities Using Shells
I shared a few weeks ago about these fun, colorful plastic party trays that I found that can be also used for sorting items. (Here is the link to Party Tray Sorters.) Here are two more ways to use them with things that you probably have lying around the house. Using a party tray like this . . . → Read More: Party Tray Sorting: Buttons and Coins
One of my favorite My Obstacle Course station activities is something I call, “Make the Same.” This is a station activity that I came up with to help Andrew build imitation skills. After using it a few times, I realized that this activity not only helps with imitation, but also fine motor skills, visual and spatial . . . → Read More: Make the Same – Part 1
This month I have two different memory match games to share, one using butterfly stickers and the other with Easter themed stickers.
My Obstacle Course Station Activity: Memory Match Game or Find the Same Spring Butterfly Themed Memory Match Game:
I like to use calendar cutouts or colored index cards cut in half…
Umbrella . . . → Read More: April Memory Match Games
"Design and Drill" toy
When I first saw this toy I thought it would be a huge hit with Andrew and when he seemed reluctant to play with it I immediately made plans to turn it into a station activity in My Obstacle Course. It is a square with holes to be used with . . . → Read More: Design and Drill
My Obstacle Course Station Activity: St. Patrick's Hat "Search and Find"
I got this idea from a game that Andrew’s class had been playing called “Ned’s Head.” The idea for this and the “Ned’s Head” game comes from using the sense of touch to locate or identify an object. (Here is a google link . . . → Read More: St. Patrick’s Hat “Search and Find”
My Obstacle Course Station Activity: March Themed Memory Match
This is a super easy March Themed Memory Match game to make. I used some shamrock shaped calendar cutouts and some St. Patrick’s Day themed stickers (I usually use colored index cards cut in half but grabbed these because I needed something quick and easy . . . → Read More: March Themed Memory Match
We have a lot of toys that Andrew does not play with (click here for a previous post about new toys) and so I began including these toys as station activities in My Obstacle Course. I do this so I can teach him how to play with them (in case that is why he doesn’t . . . → Read More: Lite Brite Heart