Incy Wincy Spider
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For this activity all you need is a basket with holes on the side, white yarn, and plastic spiders. Fill the reminder 1/4 of the bottle with clear glue or clear soap (hand or dish soap works fine). The glue or soap will make the confetti and spider fall slower than I’d you just do water.
Enhance your water play provision with plastic bugs and mini-beasts frozen in ice. Add plastic spiders and tubes to scaffold ‘Incy, Wincy Spider’ rhyme.A collection of Incy Wincy (Itsy Bitsy) Spider activities and resources to encourage creativity, counting and literacy development for young children!
This activity encourages creativity, fine motor and malleable skills, one to one correspondence and counting skills. Go for a mini beast hunt: can you hunt for spiders and their webs? What else can you find? Explore the outdoor environment, provide magnifying glasses and pooters, clipboards, paper, pencils, Information books. This is a fun way to bring a song to life and to create a lasting resource for home or classroom using kids’ artwork as the main decoration. Using some velcro to create detachable pieces makes it interactive and prompts involvement from the child at the right part of the song. You could create a whole book of favourite songs and rhymes this way!Small group discussion: what was special about Anansi’s spider sons? Who was your favourite? Why? How can we work together and help each other? Ask questions to encourage the children to give more information: What? Why? Where? Who? Age: Tabbies to work on learning colors and 2’s to practice on similarities and differences as well as color matching. One of my favorite sensory bin themes is using water. This is perfect for those babies and toddlers still putting things in their mouth. Using a colander, create a water sensory bin, practice pouring skills as well as taking the time to splash and start learning “sink or float” concepts. Itsy bitsy Rice sensory bin
There's a whole hour of listening for everyone to enjoy - ideal for playtime, bedtime, or the car! Read more DetailsOnce upon a Spidery time... If possible have a selection of pictures of spiders, soft toys or puppets to represent the characters and to focus attention. These will also aid any additional retelling and sequencing activities. Why does this slime look weird? It was actually failed attempt to do slime with clear glue but the texture was a fun one. It is like Playdough got married with slime, so I let it and Manu loves it. You can use just Playdough or just slime to recreate the bin. This activity was so much fun to set up! I had done this when Manu was a baby and each time we have played with it is a different experience. As he gets older the challenge increases!