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Using a Pencil or Crayon

Using a pencil or crayon takes practice. Make the materials easily available to your child so he/she can practice by drawing, coloring, and writing at will. Have a variety of pens, pencils, crayons, markers, and paper with which to experiment.

Coloring books and activity books such as dot-to-dots and mazes improve pencil and crayon control.


Learning Colors

Here are some ideas for learning colors. Play the board game, “Candyland” to help children recognize colors as they move their game pieces around the board. Color with your child. Set the crayon box near them, away from you. Ask your child to hand you a certain color crayon from the box. If they aren’t […]

Day 64: Controlling a Pencil or Crayon

Here is another learning activity adapted from our “Home Preschool Curriculum” developed by Fran Wisniewski and Diane Flynn Keith for

Remember, only do these learning activities if they are enjoyable for you and your child. Do not treat this as a “must do” lesson. It’s simply a fun activity that provides an opportunity to […]