PEGBOARDS! Yes! It is not just for holding tools anymore; it is a great tool for educator and teachers as well!

Peg boards, painting, play dough, drawing with crayons and puzzles are all planned for refining and developing fine motor skills.

What’s Learnt: Manipulative toys help develop a child’s fine-motor skills, which is a precursor to being able to write?

They are such a space saver and not to mention an inexpensive way to store many different materials and loose parts in your service or classroom.

Click HERE to read this great article by Fairy Dust Teaching to kick off this new year with innovative ideas to make Loose Parts a thing you CAN do and help organising your “Third Teacher” for creative explorations!