Help kids strengthen their fine motor skills by doing fun Montessori weaving for kids activity. Our Easter eggs weaving activity will teach kids how to weave with paper.
Usually, children are always very active. They want to play all the time, and it seems their energy has no end. That’s why one of the best ways to develop learning is through play and movement. Activities in which their senses are alert. However, some children are more passive, which can be much more than simple laziness.
It is normal for children to show a lack of interest in their educational activities at some point in their life. They will not always get up with the same willingness to carry out their activities or with the same spirit. That is something common in human beings.
However, when children have little motivation and encouragement to carry out all their activities, including games, and it is a regular occurrence, parents are obligated to find out what is happening.
Some reasons children are not motivated to do their activities can be low self-esteem, lack of autonomy, lack of habits and routines essential for their development.
Parents are often responsible for strengthening children’s laziness by not allowing them to carry out activities appropriate to their development. Giving them everything already completed when they want is not the best way to show love or create independence which they will need in later life.
To avoid this type of behavior, you can develop various strategies at home that will favorably help children’s development. Those strategies are not difficult to implement.
Routines are excellent and essential to children, and they like them. You can start with simple things such as: after each meal lifting the dish from the table, making their bed, picking up their toys, setting limits, helping them organize their time. Delegating tasks to them will not only teach them to be responsible and think about others, but it will also strengthen their self-esteem and let them know that their work is important to their family.
All these activities will develop autonomy and self-esteem in children. They will feel valued for each effort they make and motivated to carry out new tasks; this is essential for acquiring new knowledge.
The following weaving for kids activity is designed based on the Montessori learning program, which aims to develop motor skills in children to carry out activities in their daily lives with skill, promoting self-esteem and independence.
THEME: MONTESSORI WEAVING FOR KIDS ACTIVITY
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Topic: Fine motor skills
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Through this weaving for kids activity, kids will strengthen their hands and finger movements.
Difficulty level: Advanced. This weaving for kids activity is designed for children to do independently, with the surveillance of an adult.
- Eye-hand coordination
- Following instructions
- Accuracy in hand and finger movements
- Drawings of Easter eggs, with vertical openings in the eggs’ center (previously made).
- Colored strips of bond/construction paper
- A tray
Take a strip of bond/construction paper.
Pass the strip of paper and interlace it through each opening of the Easter egg.
Weaving for kids by interlacing strips of colored paper in the Easter eggs
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
After the weaving for kids activity, give them new worksheets to practice their skills. Click to download our Easter tracing free printable worksheets.
HOW TO CARRY OUT THIS WEAVING FOR KIDS ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
This weaving for kids activity can be done with younger children. It is necessary to change the materials to reduce the difficulty level. In this case, they will use printable eggs with holes all around the edge so that the children go through each hole using wool or fabric tape. In this way, children will carry out a preschool activity appropriate to their development and abilities.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD
This weaving for kids activity can be done with older children. To increase the difficulty level, it is not necessary to change the materials. To make the weaving for kids activity more attractive, children will do the exercise by arranging the bond paper strips following a pattern. After finishing this step, children will take the scissors and trim each strip’s excess. At this age, children likely can cut with greater agility. In this way, an easter activity appropriate to the children’s development and abilities will be carried out.
WATCH THE STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS HERE
VIDEO DESCRIPTION – INTERLACED EGGS WEAVING FOR KIDS
In this weaving for kids video, you will find the step-by-step of the “INTERLACED EGGS” activity, designed for children from 4 to 6 years of age. Fine motor activity was carried out by interlacing some bond paper strips between the holes of printable Easter eggs.
This weaving for kids activity will allow children to develop Eye-hand coordination, follow instructions, accuracy in hand and finger movements, focus, patience, autonomy, and problem-solving.
The materials are printable drawings of Easter eggs with vertical openings in the eggs’ center (previously made), colored strips of bond paper, and a tray.
Do you like our Easter weaving for kids activity? Make sure to check out our other activities for child’s fine motor skills.
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