|Play-Doh Shape & Learn - Numbers & Counting|
The new Play Doh Shape & Learn series consists of Numbers & Counting, Colours & Shapes, Letters & Language, Shape a story, Textures & Tools and Make & Measure.
|Play Doh Shape & Learn - Numbers & Counting|
- Critical thinking and problem solving,
- Collaboration, and
According to creative parenting expert, Nikki Bush, “In an increasingly screen-based world, children are at risk of exploring the world through the sense of touch less, which has as negative effect on their overall development. Sensopathic play - using the sense of touch is a very real, concrete and experiential way to learn through personal experience - is essential and a tool such as Play-Doh allows children to use this sense to push, pull and create in a tactile environment.
|Play-Doh stamps in the Play-Doh Shape & Learn series|
Tip for parents: Keep the creativity flowing by offering encouragement for open-ended activities, but don’t be prescriptive in telling your child what to do or make or critique their work. Instead encourage trial and trial experimentation versus trial and error. When it comes to young minds reality can be suspended so anything goes.Check out Hasbro's Teaching Tools and Activities for creative learning opportunities in using Play-Doh.
Disclaimer: We got the Play-Doh Shape & Learn Numbers & Counting as a blog drop. Thanks, Hasbro and Atmosphere Communications. We were not asked or paid for this post!
We think this is a great (educational) gift for any child!
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