Christmas sticker cups strengthen small hand muscles and get us a couple of minutes to ourselves.
You know it. Christmas sticker cups are where it’s at.
Breakfast Invitations for your kids do not have to involve a laminator, you do not need to spend $30+ on supplies, and you certainly do not have to know come up with ideas on your own. – that is why I am here!
You can help your child learn at home in simple, powerful ways.
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Many of you ask, Which Breakfast Invitations do you have on repeat?
Well, after introducing my five-year-old and three-year-old to this holiday sticker activity, I will say, hands down, THIS ONE. I love when both boys are equally invested in one idea.
I generated the idea from Sticker Shirt Design. A simple Breakfast Invitation that we played around Halloween. It was such a hit in my home and yours that I knew Sticker Design 2.0 needed to happen.
Pick the ONE thing you want to improve, and focus on that ONE skill.
What I mean is if you want to focus on fine motor skills, stay focused on the task at hand. Here, it is to strengthen the little muscles so that your child can correctly cut and hold a pencil down the line. You can see our entire collection of fine motor activities here!
You want to stay focused on your goal.
If the goal is fine motor grip, try not also to throw in letter recognition and sequencing. You can keep the brainpower to a minimum so that your reluctant toddler or preschooler can really zone in on what they need to work on.
Here, it is a fine motor.
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Another perk? They are excited to drink from their new holiday cup! Water intake for the win.
Here’s the simple set-up for Christmas sticker cups
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I laid the stickers and the cups out the night before.
When my preschoolers wake, they come down and get started as I prepare breakfast and try and wake up without a million requests.
Here, they are decorating holiday cups to strengthen fine motor grip. They do this by peeling off the stickers and holding their hand steady to place them on the cup.
Now, would you believe this simple task is also linked to Kindergarten Common Core Standards?
By Kindergarten, children are asked to draw, dictate, and write to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book.
They need first to have strong hands to take writing to the next level!