Matching & Fishing Game with Atlantic Animal ABC: Itsy Bitsy Nimbus Book Club

The Atlantic Animal ABC book by Halifax artist, Angela K. Doak, is our pick for the Itsy Bitsy Nimbus Book Club this month. This fishing and matching game was inspired by the book’s brightly coloured artwork and teaches little kids their letters, develops their fine motor skills (not to mention they’ll have lots of fun doing it!). **Information on how to enter to win a copy of the book AND a print of Doak’s artwork in the post**

Shell Scramble Easter Activity

This matching egg game is perfect for Easter and into spring and it has multiple levels of learning in it, but they’ll never know! Colour identification, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, patterns, counting and matching are all at work here. Bonus: Makes an awesome quiet time activity!

Using Blocks to Learn Shapes and Patterns

I cut off a sheet of paper from our long roll of easel paper and grabbed the bin of blocks. I found a pencil and starting tracing shapes. I would put two to four of the blocks together to make a new shape and then trace each block so there was a “puzzle” place to put them…

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