Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Plastic Frog Habitat and Games
Balancing the frogs on the foam Lilly pads is a wonderful fine-motor activity. Anything involving water is terrific sensory play for the little ones. As a bonus, we incorporate some math games in this activity as well.
I ask the girls to put five frogs on the log and then we sing the song "Five little speckled frogs, sitting on a speckled log.." When it gets to the part where "one jumped into the pool, where it was nice and cool", the girls take a frog off the log and drop him into the water. We count how many frogs are left. They usually ask me to repeat the song many times.
We also like to do frog matching: