Cone & Ring Games

Cone & Ring games help with the development of gross motor skill and hands eye coordination. According to Joyce Hemphill in her book “The Power of Playful Learning: The Green Edition”, playing ring toss utilizes estimation, gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, healthy competition (group play), prediction, strategy development, summation and turn Read more…

Sidewalk Art

Drawing freely on the wall is what many children love to do, so why not let them draw on the floor (outdoor of course!) instead. Just bring a box of colourful chalks and bring them outdoor where it is safe for them to just relax and draw on the floor Read more…

Hoop The Ball

According to Raising Children Australia website, playing with balls helps children work their arm and leg muscles, which improves hand-eye coordination and increases fitness. (https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/activity-guides/playing-with-balls-activity) Why not make the game more interesting by using a hoop to roll the ball instead. You just need to prepare a ball and a Read more…

Slime Time!

Slime is a great and fun way for the children to experience the sense of touch. According to Dr Lise Elise in her book “What’s Going on in There,” touch is essential to not only sensory motor development but also physical growth, emotional well-being, cognitive potential and overall health. Recipe for organic slime: Corn starch Food colouring Water Mix Read more…

Blocks Play

Children can spend hours playing with blocks building towers and castle. Block play is great for developing children gross motor skills. According to Dr Gwen Dewar, blocks can function as powerful learning tools and help children develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination, spatial reasoning, cognitive flexibility, language skills, a capacity for creative, divergent thinking, social competence, and engineering Read more…

Catch the Bubbles

Children love blowing and catching bubbles!  You can buy the bubbles from the store or make your own.  Let the children try to blow the bubbles themselves. According to the Child Development Centre Hong Kong on their website, “Blowing longer streams of bubbles is good for the abdominal muscles and Read more…

Balancing Ball Race

Balance and coordination is part of the physical development of children. As it was stated in the website of Kid Sense Australia, balance is the ability to maintain a controlled body position during task performance. To function effectively across environments and tasks, we need the ability to maintain controlled positions Read more…