journal writing for pre-writers : Journal Writing - for pre-writers Writing a journal is a great pre writing activity that promotes creativity, literacy skills and self expression. Rebekah Patel shares how to do it even if your child can't write yet.
My placement school adopts a funky fingers, fancy feet scheme for fine motor skills. Each morning the children come in and do a fine or gross motor skill activity for the first fifteen minutes. Here are some of my own creations, inspired by this mindset. Ribbons and piper cleaners secured to colanders are a a fantastic, easy threading activity. All of the colours and patterns to be made have really motivated the children.