Squishy Writing

You need:

  1. Zip lock bags
  2. Paint
  3. Flour
  4. Water
  5. Ear buds

How to make it:

  1. Mix flour, water and paint into a zip lock bag
  2. Squeeze out the remaining air
  3. Seal the bag
  4. For some children this could be placed on a light box to aid their visual representation.

How it can be used to support learning:

  1. Isolating a finger
  2. Making horizontal, vertical and circular marks
  3. Hand awareness- where are their hands and how do they move to touch items?
  4. Knowing that their actions produce a result
  5. Exploring different movements/letters/shapes using their finger
  6. Exploring texture without mess