Updated: Apr 12
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you'll need pages 18-23; 26, 31, 34, 35 for the week
Fine Motor Cutting Work page 18
Pincer Grasp Block Activity: place block to the left and right of your child. Using a pincer grasp have your child move blocks into a straight line. Encourage your child to use the dominant hand to pick up blocks from the side of their dominant hand and across from their dominant hand.
For more of a challenge, have your child stack blocks, one on top of the other. Do this several times.
Fine Motor Cutting Work pages 19-21
First Name: write or trace
Fine Motor Cutting Work page 22
Small Object Pass Game: You will need 5 small objects, like blocks, dice, cotton balls, etc. and a container. Sit across from your child holding a small object in a pincer grasp in your left hand. Hand the object to your child for them to take in pincer grasp with their right hand. Have them take the object from their right hand with their left hand, using a pincer grasp. Have them drop the object in a container. Repeat. Once the items are all in the container, have your child reach into the container with the left hand, using a pincer grasp, and pass the object to the right hand. Have your child hand the object to you, pass the object to your right hand and place it in the box. Do this several times.
Fine Motor Cutting Work pages 23 & 26
On a piece of paper, draw dots about the size of a pencil eraser using 4 different colors (about 5-10 dots per color). Using the index finger, have your child tap the various colors..
Example: Say, "Touch red." Have your child use their index finger touch each red dot.
For more of a challenge, have your child count aloud while locating dots, include more dots, and/or use more colors.
Fine Motor Cutting Work pages 31,34-35
First Name: write or trace
Daily: Practice counting to 5, 10, 15, 20, etc.
Daily: Count various items around the house (ex. rocks, spoons, cotton balls, etc.)
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Identifying coins: place various coins on the table and ask for each coin by name or value. Ex. "Touch the quarter," or "Touch 10 cents."
Telling Time to the hour or half-hour: clock template
Practice reading and identifying each word below.
Write the words on index cards and spread them out. Ask your child to identify each card by name. Ex. "Cat." Touch "cat."
Modification: students who have a difficult time with writing, write words out on index cards and cut the letters into strips. Scramble up the letters and ask your child to spell the given word.
Modification: have an index card with the word written out to use as a model.
Modification: hand-over-hand to assist with spelling, or have your child place the letter strip over the letter on the written model.
For students who can write, practice writing and tracing these words each day this week.
NEW words for the week:
me go at you we it no
Review words from last week:
a I is mom dad can see
Write each word 3 times each.
Type each word 3 times each.
That's it for this week!
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