Educational activities for kids: successful experience
Here are the daily activities that I developed for my daughter Katya when she was about two years old. The classes turned out to be fascinating both for Katya and for me, I repeated and developed them, as a result, with some adjustments and options, I used these exercises for several years.
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Day number 1
Montessori: The Magic Pouch. A bag with 8 objects familiar to the child (comb, spoon, ball, etc.) The child guesses without looking.
Sports: Throw the ball into the basket, if hit, step back a step. (2nd option – in a small box – clothespins)
Mathematics: Counting in the opposite direction. “The rocket takes off ..2,1,0 – launch! And toss the child up. ”
Imagination: Imagine an animal. Show how the elephant moves, how the grasshopper jumps and plays the violin, how the cat moves and wash, the mouse, how the bear eats honey, how the butterfly flutters from flower to flower, how the sparrow flies and jumps, the eagle flies, the horse hits with a hoof, pig looking for something to eat, the bull butts horns.
Memory: Guess the subject. The adult chooses for himself any object in the room and describes it to the child – where he is, how he looks, what he is intended for, from what material, what color, what touch, smells, does not smell, etc. The child must guess. To complicate – the child asks questions. Draw a map.
Speech: opposites (Day-night, sun-moon, cold-hot, summer-winter).
Logic: “What is it?” An adult takes any item and ask the child to characterize it. What ball is it? Round, rubber, light, large, green.
Experiments: Drowning – not drowning.
Reading: a) melodies b) learn two or three words, c) game with cards.
Preparing the hand for writing: Drawing with paints (rain, Christmas tree, balls, cucumber, gingerbread man, comb, ladybug, fly agaric, snake).
Music: Tambourine – repeat to the beat .; + disk “Smile”.
Street: Draw different lines on the pavement – with a zigzag, a wave, with right angles, a spiral – these are paths. Run along the paths.
For a good mood: Hide and Seek. The child is hiding, the adult is looking for him. After swap roles. The driver should count to five (One, two, three, four, five, I’m going to look for who didn’t hide, I’m not to blame).
Finger games: “This finger went into the forest (stretch the little finger); this finger found a mushroom (nameless); This finger began to clean; this finger began to cut; Well, this one took and ate – that’s why it got fatter.
Articulation gymnastics: “Ball” – inflate both cheeks, then left and right alternately.
Bathroom: Launch the boats. They can be made from paper, foil, shells, walnuts, shells, juice bags, plastic boxes. Passengers will be small toys from Kinder or soldiers. To arrange “natural disasters” for ships floating in the pelvis. Blowing on them, imitating the wind, watering from a watering can, like a rain, or letting a real storm.
Day number 2
Montessori: Sweeping, mopping the floor. Wipe off the dust.
Sport: “islands” – from paper – jump onto islets, crocodiles and various horror stories float around.
Mathematics: “Track” (slide with your finger).
Imagination: What am I doing? Imitate various actions: I play the piano, guitar, pipe, drum. I’m downloading the baby, kissing, stroking the head, scolding with my finger, interfering with the soup, trying, eating, drinking, sweeping, washing, yawning, brushing my teeth, doing gymnastics, etc. To complicate: the child repeats the action; show in turn.
Memory: Put three or four toys (cards) on the table, ask them to remember, then close their eyes, remove one toy and ask which toy ran away. To complicate – swap, ask which toy is not in its place.
Rech: From the big to the small. Elephant elephant, chicken chicken, blanket – blanket, crib, sofa – sofa.
Attention: “Our mouths are silent, our pens say.” The child should answer questions using only his hands: to say “yes”, you need to raise your hands up, “no” – to spread apart. Questions: “Does the cat have four legs? Is it snowing in summer? Can dogs fly? Can litter be thrown to the ground? Etc.
Logic: To name some kind of geometric figure, and the child object corresponding to this figure is a rectangle – bread, TV, table, etc.
Experiments: “Spread equally.” A jug of water, three transparent glasses. The task is to develop water equally.
Reading: Steam Train. To put on the shelf a locomotive – golden cube A. Say that all the cars in the engine will be with the letter “a”. Show how to find the side with the letter “a”. (This letter is written only on large cubes). When the engine is built, he must hit the road, but for this all the cars must be read – pa, na, ta, la, etc.
Preparing the hand for writing: to make a picture out of plasticine – the sun, flowers, grass, river.
Music: Singing songs together on ionics.
Street: Long Jumps. Put two sticks on the ground in parallel and try to jump over them.