Magnetic tiles bowling makes a legendary indoor activity for kids.
Some days call for extra snacks; other days call for magnetic tiles bowling. Spoiler alert, in this case, calls for both. – Because you know kids are hungry all. Of. The. Time.
Gather that collection of magnetic tiles and get playing today!
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What is the best brand of magnetic tiles?
We use two different types of magnetic tiles. Each brand is made a little differently, so take a close look at which one feels right for your family. The most important part when using magnetic tiles is adult supervision to make sure the tiles stay put together.
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This indoor activity began as bowling and soon took an interesting twist.
My four and five-year-old keep score with tally marks. – Now, they are not only moving thier bodies with an indoor game but are also incorporating essential math skills. Yep. Totally here for that as well.
Strong number sense will set the foundation for Kindergarten activities and beyond.
To set up, I added some painter’s tape as a starting place.
The object is to begin at the line and roll the ball into the magnetic tiles bowling pins. Each child had two tries in a row to see how many tiles they can knock over.
Both of my preschoolers played several rounds and then moved on to an even more epic way of playing!
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Magnetic tiles bowling soon became a magnetic tiles adventure course.
The boys went into the art cart and began adding tunnels, twists, and turns. Innovative thinking was in first place with this indoor game, and all it took was a simple play prompt on my end.
I placed some magnetic tiles at the end and marked the start with tape. The rest is up to our children for true learning through play.
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My preschoolers played for a solid 30-45 minutes.
Magnetic tiles are open-ended. This means there are many ways to create, think, and build. Each new play opportunity will stem and build upon the last. – a pretty unique and important part of learning.
The idea here is to roll the ball through the pipe cleaner tunnel to knock over the magnetic tiles.
Each round adds a new element to a simple indoor game that children can play dozens of times.
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