This Pipecleaner Designs Activity is a quick and easy way to keep your little ones busy and happy!
If you have a cardboard box at home, this activity should be a breeze. With a few additional craft supplies, you’ll have a fun and educational activity ready in no time to keep your kids busy.
This activity is great in many ways! Kids are learning to copy a design by bending the pipecleaner to get it just right. It consumes their focus and concentration, improves cognitive skills, builds independence and much more! Take a look below to see exactly which areas are being developed and how!
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materials needed for Pipecleaner Designs Activity:
- Cut the cardboard into squares (about 4 x 4).
- With the colored permanent markers, draw different designs on the cardboard squares (spirals, zig-zags, etc.). You can match the color of the design to the pipecleaner for even more fun!
- Prepare the cardboard squares with the designs along with pipecleaners for the child to use.
What is my child learning and improving?
- Fine motor skills (bending the pipecleaners)
- Cognitive skills (thinking, analyzing each design, predicting its patterns, etc.)
- Focus and concentration
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