Christmas Tree Cones

Using styrofoam cones, your little one decorated and painted their own little holiday trees!
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Your little ones first learned about the shape of a cone, and how it is similar and different from that of a triangle.
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The next phase of the activity included painting the cone and adorning it with plastic golf tees and lacing these “tees” with small ornaments. This activity incorporated several developmental domains.
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Learning about new shapes fosters spatial recognition, encourages mathematical reasoning, increases vocabulary, and helps young children make connections to the world around them.
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Puncturing the cones with the golf tees, and lacing the ornaments onto the tees provided your little one with ample attempts to strengthen their fine motor and pre-writing skills.
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