Squishy Bag - A tactile/multisensory approach to pre-writing and writing skills. Things you need - Gallon size Ziploc bag, glitter (optional), food coloring, hair gel (dollar store) I like this better than paint.
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I really like this idea and it would go right along with and idea that a math coach and I were talking about. You would put the the numbers up alone first then add the representations later as you have introduced the concepts properly.