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Fathers Day Bow Ties

Purpose

Father's Day craft activity. Promote motor planning, bilateral hand use, and cutting skills by creating bow ties made out of hand prints.

Materials

Construction Paper, Glue, Hole Puncher, Markers, Masking Tape , Scissors, String, Tempera Paint

Skills

Bilateral Hand Use (?)The use of both hands simultaneously, in a controlled manner, to perform an activity (i.e. clapping hands, using your one hand to hold a pencil while the other is used to stabilize the paper). , Cutting, Eye-Hand Coordination, Fine Motor Control, Finger Strength, Motor Planning, and Tactile Perception (?)Tactile Perception (sometimes referred to as touch perception) is the brain's ability to understand (perceive) what the hands are feeling.

Description

Using a marker, trace both of your hands. For tactile input, use the child's hand prints by painting his hands and stamping them on the construction paper.

Cut out the handprints and cut out 2 rounded squares.

Glue the hand part of the handprints together.

Glue the rounded square in the center of the handprints.

Cut a piece of string and glue to the center of the hands to make a bow tie.

For grading, use a hole puncher to make a hole in each end and lace the string.
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