Pattern matching activity game for preschoolers - simple activity with cognitive benefits. Matching is the simplest form of finding patterns which is an important part of learning to organizing information. This is important for math and reading later on.
hole puncher and plastic twine works better than yarn)) Craft foam threading shapes- Cut shapes(or use pre cut pictures) and make holes around the shapes/pics. Attach tooth picks(sharp points cut off) to yarn to make threading easier.
This reminds me to utilise using a funnel when cooking w Gopi. This Australian "mum" does amazing stuff with her 2 year old.some of it reminds me of all the sensory activity my kids did at Montessori Preschool years ago