Thursday, March 1, 2012

Popsicle Sticks and Plasticine

Sticks and dough are deceptively simple.  Truth is, they encourage unstructured play and exploration, while honing spatial awareness and problem solving skills. Our population here is a very mixed bag and many of the kids don't have any experience with building things in 3D.  So I try to give them construction experiences whenever I can.  This is a great alternative to free draw.


  1. Nice, I do something similar to this using toothpicks and gum drops

  2. They are just adorable!

    I nominated you on my site for the liebster award! I hope you will be happy with it!

  3. Cute!
    I'm looking to do something similar. You know where I can get Popsicle sticks in Saudi Arabia.