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Marble Balancing

Marble Balancing

This is a great small muscle activity for toddlers and twos. It requires the children to use their fingers and thumbs in order to get the marbles balanced on the golf tees. I stuck the golf tees into a block of styrofoam so that they were perfectly upright. Once the children mastered the skill of balancing the marbles, they took all the golf tees out and reinserted them into the styrofoam on their own. This made balancing the marbles quite a bit trickier…

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Marble Painting

Marble Painting

 We first tried marble painting a few weeks ago and the children enjoyed it so much that we decided to do it again this week. This time we used it on hearts for Valentine’s day. I decided to set up the supplies on the floor since it requires a good deal of shaking to get the marble to roll around. Each child was equipped with a plastic box, a heart cut out, and a marble. I set out little bowls…

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