|Product of the rainbow pens|
Who can play?
Children aged 2 years plus. Depending on their age and stage of development
Chose non toxic, washable pens.
What do you need?
- Red, yellow, pink, green, orange, purple and blue felt tips
What did we do?
Firstly we had to attach the felt tips together with the cello-tape. This proved a little bit tricky for Bee, but with a bit of assistance we managed it. We ordered the felts in the order of the rainbow song:
|Felt tip pens attached together in the order of the rainbow colours... excuse the pink and blue pens...they were the only ones I could find :-)|
|Bee starting her rainbow picture with the rainbow pens...|
|...and finishing it at the other side of the paper.|
|Her rainbow picture|
|Drawing rainbows free style|
|Pencil control rainbow|
- Communication and language- Talking about the colours that she sees. Recalling personal experiences of rainbows.
- Physical development- Fine and large manipulative skills, hand-eye coordination.
- Personal, social and emotional- Asking for help when needed. Feeling pride from finished product.
- Literacy- Drawing from left to right, therefor developing the skills used for writing.
- Mathematics- Trying to space out the lines on the rainbow, so that they do not touch. Matching the correct coloured lids to the pens.
- Expressive arts and design- Creating rainbows with felt tip pens and attaching them all together to make a rainbow. Learning about colours.
- rainbows with pasta, play dough and beads
- Making rainbows with primary coloured paint.
- Provide pictures to the drawing/writing area for inspiration
- Make rainbows outside with the hose pipe or water sprays.