B is for Bus

Squishing, rolling, sculpting, molding . . . young children love to play with playdough.

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This firm and soft substance holds many benefits for the preschool child.

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Through it, our students practiced their fine motor and pre-reading skills as they pinched and rolled the dough.

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These actions strengthened the small muscles in their hands and helped with letter recognition.

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For this activity, we used playdough to spell the word bus.

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One of our letters for the week was B, so we first talked about the sound B made, and then put ourselves to work to create a B, a U, and an S!

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