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Skillmatics Activity Set for 3-7 year olds | Good for Fine Motor Skills + Hand Eye Coordination

We got the perfect dot stickers activity set for 3-7 year-old kids. The Skillmatics Dot-It Activity Set was Gifted with love on Mishika’s 4th birthday by her Mama Mami (maternal uncle and aunt) and how she is in love with this! It is a no-mess sticker activity, absolutely perfect for us at this stage as Mishika is finding it tough to fill colours with crayons in colouring books and school sheets. She absolutely loved this Skillmatics activity and wanted to complete a few more sheets the moment she finished one.

Each sheet of dot stickers has three shades of colors and varying sizes. So based on the white space available, she picked the small and large stickers and pasted them with much enthusiasm. What a fun mom daughter time we had with these cute dinosaurs last evening as she made stories about dinosaurs while looking at the pictures 😍

Unboxing and Review of Skillmatics Dot-it Sticker Activity Set

Absolutely recommend this Dot-It Set for preschoolers and kids upto 7 years of age!!! Watch the detailed video on our YouTube channel @momandideas ♥️

FREE Printable Worksheets – Match the Shapes Activity

Help your child understand and enjoy basic shapes with these Match the Shapes Activity FREE Printable Worksheets.

These are four sheets in all with 10 shapes in all. Two of these sheets have different coloured shapes and two are with all shapes in the same colour.

So you can proceed as per the difficulty level you think your child will be comfortable with. These FREE Printables are ideal for kids of 2-4 years of age.

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Toddler Activity: Drawing and Colouring Shape Friends

Our toddler activity of the day was SHAPE FRIENDS. It is fun and useful for identifying and colouring shapes.

This was an impromptu activity as I sat to teach her the concept of “after” in numbers but she got bored after a while. So the shapes here are mostly doodles.

This was a revision of the shapes she knows, but this time she actually filled in / scribbled colours inside the shapes thus paying more attention to the number of edges, corners and angles of each shape.

Shape Friends – Toddler Activity for Homeschool / Preschool

I then went ahead with shading and then making some shape friends that she loved.

How to go about it:

1. Draw shapes with different crayons while explaining it all to the toddler. If your kid is big enough to draw shapes, then let the kid draw in colours and sizes of his/her choice.

2. Let them pick the same colour of the shape and fill the colours.

3. Then take the colours and show them how they can fill in the gaps.

4. Draw some caps and faces, and make #shape friends. Have lots of fun making stories with shape friends!

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Let us know how you liked this activity. What are the creative ways you use to teach drawing shapes to your kids?

Colour Sorting and Counting Activity for Toddlers

Our toddler activity of the week is the perfect idea for fun learning while focusing on: Fine motor skills + colour sorting + counting (maths) + balancing!

Toddlers get bored of playing with the same toys and doing the same activities. So the other day, I tried this idea and 26-month old Mishika enjoyed the activity a lot. It was a boon that the pipes of our construction toy almost perfectly fit on the Lego base plate! So I gave her a demo with two colours and she continued with the columns with much excitement.

The process involved colour sorting, counting, balancing the lego plate and arranging the pipes at the interval of two green points / pegs / dots each. The pipes are a bit loose on the base plate so they did fell at times and she managed to place them again. The best part was that she carefully lifted and balanced the entire creation ❤️

Give it a try and see if any of your other toys or blocks fit the lego base plate and this could create a lot of interesting game ideas! Pls let me know how did you like this innovation by us.