So for this week, here is a round up of ways to play with pom poms.
A good sized package of pom poms is pretty cheap, and can provide hours and hours of fun. For example, you can:
Dump them in a bowl and enjoy some free play (why is free play so awesome? Check this out)
Strengthen finger muscles by poking them into a home-made toy (bet you have the stuff to make it without having to leave your house)
Work on hand eye coordination by dropping them down a tunnel you can make yourself (again, bet you already have the supplies)
Build fine motor skills by pairing them with some contact paper.
Work on pre-operational math skills by sorting them according to color or size
Create a work of art by painting with them
Keep your little one busy and entertained (and out of your hair) by sticking a handful in an empty egg carton
Enjoy some sensory play when you use them to create a sensory bin
Teach new vocabulary to your baby as you discover what "soft" or "fuzzy" means
How have you and your kiddos played with pom poms? Leave a comment so we can join in the fun too!
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