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Kitchen Whisk and Pom Poms

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An easy and fun way for babies to practice their fine motor and hand/eye coordination skills by grabbing and pulling items through a kitchen whisk. 

Materials Needed

  • Silicone Kitchen whisk
  • pompoms

What to do:

  • Fill pompoms into the kitchen whisk.
  • Encourage baby to take them out. 

Hints and Tips:

You could also try filling whisks with the following:

  • Straws
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Baby socks
  • Animal figurines 
  • Crepe paper 
  • Tissues 
  • Ribbon
  • Cotton wool 
  • Pieces of fabric
  • Newspaper cuttings 
  • Blocks
  • Cut up sponges
  • Larger yarn pompoms

Note: Please ensure that you supervise this activity. 

Reference:
Kitchen Whisk, Baby Fine Motor Skills Sensory Activity, Hello Wonderful 

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 1 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    is able to hold two items in each hand at the same time

    is able to see a connection between hand movements and the effect this causes

    combines index finger and thumb in a pincer grip to pick up small objects

  • Play Based Learning: Exploratory Play, Manipulative Play
  • Interest Areas: Puzzle Play, Sand and Water Area, Science and Nature, Sensory Play
  • Games Categories: Fine Motor Skills, Learning Games, Manipulation Games, Sensory Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1, Learning Outcome 3
  • Sub Outcomes:

    1.1 Children feel safe secure and supported

    1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy inter-dependence resilience and sense of agency

    3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

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