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Making Slime

Exploring sense of touch

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Homemade Slime

 1 plastic bowl

1 1/2 cups white glue (Elmers or similar)

1 cup of cornstarch

Mix glue and cornstarch in bowl with your hands.  (This is using your sense of touch)

Add more cornstarch if too sticky 

Store slime in refrigerator for a few days 

Mixing and making slime is an activity in itself.  Make a ball, add objects and just let a child have fun using slime

* Slime can be messy, but is a wonderful way to develop creativity, sense of touch and fine motor skills

Materials

  • plastic bowl
  • 1 1/2 cups white glue
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • tablecloth/cover/old newspaper to protect table
  • art smock

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Curriculum Plan Resources

Skills Focus

  • Shape - Star
  • Color - Violet
  • Number - Review
  • Alphabet Letters - S, V
  • Senses - Touch
  • Character Trait - Respect
  • Target Words - Hot, Soft, Above, Below

Monthly Proverb

Scottish-He that is wise can make a friend of a foe

Did You Know?

"The foundations of social competence that are developed in the first five years are linked to emotional well-being and affect a child’s later ability to functionally adapt in school and to form successful relationships throughout life." National Scientific Council on the Developing Child

Books to Read

"The Monster At The End of This Book"
by Jon Stone (Activity 13)

"Beach Ball"
by Peter Sis (Activity 7)

"Mouse Paint"
by Ellen Stoll Walsch (Activity 8)

Music Playlist

"A - You’re Adorable"
by Perry Como Album The Very Best of Perry Como (Pop)(Activity 4)

"Hello, My Name is Joe"
by Ellen and Peter Allard Album Sing It! Say It! Sway It! Vol. 2 (Children) (Activity 1)

"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"
by Ella Jenkins Album Early Early Childhood Songs (Children) (Activity 3)

Monthly Materials List

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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs

Nursery Rhyme

(Activity 26 Month 7)

Star light, Star bright

Star light, Star bright

I wish I may, I wish I might

Have the wish I wish tonight