Manipulative Motor skills https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/ Manipulative Motor skills Push pins The children love to create patterns with the push pins ... sometimes we do 'free patterning' with blank pieces of paper on cork boards and other times we follow patterns or lines to introduce some 'rule orientated direction' to their play. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287133 198287133 Building with blocks A varierty of blocks are available to assist children with learning early math skills, balance, gravity and hand-eye coordination https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500877 27500877 Gemstones Our collection of gemstones are great for patterning, collage work, story telling, math and other fun ways to learn through play. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287134 198287134 Puzzles abound Puzzles are plentiful in the playroom and offer many options for play; cooperative play with another, fine motor control practices and colour and shape recognition as well. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500875 27500875 Elastics on the Geo Board Again another amazing invitation that allows children to create patterns, shapes, work with color as well as small muscle control to get the elastic to go where desired. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287135 198287135 Marble bin wonders Access to many open ended materials allow for hours of fun. Here the older children explore with the marble bin while the young children are engaged in the art of morning napping! https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27500876 27500876 Elastics on the Geo Board Again another amazing invitation that allows children to create patterns, shapes, work with color as well as small muscle control to get the elastic to go where desired. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287136 198287136 Open ended materials like gemstones, buttons or other bobs can allow children to tell stories through representations with their materials ... creating things of interest, showing their understanding of the world around them through their stories as they play. https://www.addedadvantagehomecare.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=198287137 198287137