Last week, we explored with contact paper and boy did we have fun! Contact paper was taped to the floor sticky side up. The Ladybugs took off their shoes and socks to explore the sticky situation. The children quickly realized it was harder to walk and balance when your feet stick to the floor! Their muscles had to work harder and soon they got the hang ouf it and the giggles began. When it was time to put shoes and socks pack on, it provided an excellent opportunity to work on self help skills. Rita and Meaghan helped each child by putting thier socks on their toes and then each child pulled their socks up and put on thier shoes.
The sticky fun continued as the contact paper was taped to the window and colorful paper strips were set out for exploration. This sensory experience allowed the Ladybugs work on finemotor skills. It took concentration and precision to pick up individual paper strips and stretch them onto the sticky surface. Each child thoughtfully placed the sticky paper and some tried to put big bunches on the surface as well.Our collages are still on display in the room and children from the morning class have noticed and enjoyed the window artwork. Be sure to check it out!