Spirals!

May’s Little Ones event was a celebration of spirals. (The yogini in me said I was teaching sacred geometry to little ones, but shhh, no one noticed.)

We observed the spirals made from 2-liters and tornado tubes. 

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We cut spirals out to make whirlygig friends, like in this post from Library Makers. (Seriously – SO many good ideas from them!)

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We played with sea shells and pine cones in play-doh. (Again, Library Makers.)

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We used onions and our thumbprints to make snails like this post from Fun Handprint Art.

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We developed fine motor skills placing bingo chips on the spiral on the light table, like this post from Reggio Children Inspired.

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Finally, I was going to set up a version of the game SNAIL (also known as French hopscotch), but, to be completely honest, I was being lazy and didn’t feel like taping the floor that much. 😉 Instead I copied Library Makers AGAIN and just taped down a spiral in which the kiddos were to walk on the straight lines and hop on the dotted lines.

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