This week’s favorite topic was definitely Porcupines. You know, because toothpicks. I mean, seriously. What little kid doesn’t love toothpicks? And of course play dough too! Lol…
Every now and again, the little guy and I get kinda rebellious. We toss aside our Teacher Guide and just do our own thing. This was definitely one of those weeks. It’s been all kinds of crazy around here lately.
A porcupine has sharp quills on its body to protect it from predators. A baby porcupine (porcupette) has soft quills. They are nocturnal and will sneak into orchards at night to look for food to eat.
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Quills Sensory Activity for Little Kids
What you’ll need
- Play Dough
Here’s how to do it
Give both the play dough and the toothpicks to your little kids and let them figure it out. Because they will – almost instantly. Done! How’s that for easy?
Seriously, though. It really is that simple. Little kids love to explore and I’m all about giving them opportunities to do exactly that. And really, that’s what sensory activities are all about.
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