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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Object control - using of scissors
  • Intellectual - Environment awareness, identifying parts of a tree such as trunk, branch, leaf and flowers or fruits
  • Emotional - Confidence
  • Social - None
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Create a tree using your hands and a sponge.
Skill Level
Easy
Suitable for
3-4 years old
Estimated time
< 15 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Drawing paper
  • Green sponge
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Crayons

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2

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Trace the outline from the child’s arm to their fingers, then form a tree trunk and branches using crayons.

Step 3

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With scissors, cut the green sponge into small pieces.

Step 4

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Glue them onto the tree branches. As an alternative: cut real leaves into small pieces and paste them on the branches.

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