We practiced writing letters and numbers in shaving cream.
We discussed winter weather, snow formation, and the water cycle. Then we created icicles by allowing glue to drip and slide down a piece of paper.
I supplemented the writing area with chalk, chalkboards, and word flashcards. Students really enjoy practicing writing when they have a model to follow.
In order to hold a pencil with strong grip we have to practice. Squeezing clothes pins and using chopsticks help with this.
Wow, what a structure! Perhaps a future builder or architect? We always have time for constructing in PreK.