INSIDE: Make Jack-o-Lantern pumpkin faces with Connetix Magnetic Tiles! This fun and easy Halloween activity is a great way to help toddlers and preschoolers learn about emotions!
Building with Connetix Tiles is amazing! But did you know that you can also use them to create fun and unique pumpkin faces? Inside you’ll find a great way to play with your Connetix Tiles this Halloween!
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Using Connetix Magnetic Tiles
Connetix Magnetic Tiles are a great activity to do with toddlers and preschoolers during Halloween! It’s and easy way for them to create creative jack-o-lanterns.
Connectix tiles are wonderful tools for building in 2D and 3D shapes. They help kids explore and build with their imaginations through creative play.
Connetix Tiles encourage “cognitive development, spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination, fine and gross motor skills and help children build knowledge around scientific and mathematical concepts – all through PLAY!”
But you can also use magnetic tiles for puzzles and creative play such as making pumpkin faces on a Jack-o-Lantern!
Talking about Emotions
It is also a fun way for them to explore different emotions. Check out this articles that highlights 7 tips for helping toddlers and preschooler learn about their emotions.
One of there tips suggested in the articles is “Play “Name that feeling” by making faces at each other and guessing what feeling is being expressed.”
You can use this pumpkin face activity to play a game. Make a face and then ask you toddler or preschooler to name that feeling and make a face mimicking the emotion. You can have them make a face as well and ask them to name and make that same face.
Another great way to teach emotions to your toddler is through book! Here are some books about emotions for toddlers:
Check out the video below for how to create your own Magnetic Tile Pumpkin Faces using Connetix Tiles!
This is a great activity that will teach kids about problem solving and building emotional intelligence.