Beanstalk Weaving

Lacing and weaving activities provide a great educational and developmental experience for preschoolers.

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As children grasp the tip of the item that they are lacing with, they are building their pincer grip which is crucial for writing skills.

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They also learn patterns and develop hand-eye coordination through the very act of lacing or weaving.

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Finally, it is also a lesson in patience as they ever so slowly work their way across the lacing base with their implement.

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This activity involved a creative way to practice our lacing skills.

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Using branches and toilet paper tubes, we created our own version of Jack’s beanstalk. We weaved the branches into the tubes, and saw our beanstalks come alive!

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