Rabbit Burrows

Rabbits live in burrows, so we made our very own! Using play dough as a medium and small plastic rabbits, we created habitats for our rabbits that included a nest, a place for food, and an area for sleep!

burrow1

rabbit3

This activity also revisited and reinforced vocabulary words such as inside, outside, under and over.

burrow2

rabbit4

Using play dough helped your little one practice using certain physical skills with their hands as they manipulated the dough with their fingers.

burrow4

rabbit

Children can also practice skills such as pinching, squeezing or poking while they play with play dough.

burrow3

rabbit7

Lastly, using play dough helps a child practice using their imaginations while they exercise other cognitive skills such as imitation, symbolism and problem solving.

burrow5

rabbit6This helps your little ones learn more about their environment as they make and mimic everyday objects with the play dough.

rabbit2

 
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s