Using extra paint chips that I've had lying around for over a year, I created this color sorting game. Though I know color sorting isn't difficult for him, the chips show a wide variety of each color within the spectrum, and my hope is that he will begin to observe this while sorting and laying them down. I don't think he's quite ready for lining them up light to dark yet, but this is my way of getting him to notice that colors have various shades, starting with the primary colors.
We were lucky enough to catch one artist at work who stopped to tell us a little about what she was doing and what tools she was using. Tyler watched as she painted petals of a sunflower with a palette knife.
After a while, Tyler really felt like digging into the paint and "helping" her, so we had to say goodbye. :)
We all got a happy surprise when we entered the children's area. There were tables set-up for the kids to paint and decorate their own pumpkin for only one dollar! Ty could have stayed all evening painting pumpkins and I was glad that he could get his painting fix in!
We also painted fall colors with a brush.
We ventured to a playground that we've only been to once before. There were tons of ladders and rocks walls for Tyler to work his muscles and coordination with, as well as this interesting apparatus that you swing back and forth on while balancing. Ty really enjoyed jumping on and swinging this to challenge himself!
We went to Open Gym where it was balloon week! Tyler had to try to do just about everything everything with at least one balloon in his hand, which whether he knew it or not, required more skill. Great idea!
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