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Aug
18

Wikki Stix and STEM in Early Childhood

Wikki Stix and STEM in Early Childhood

For many years, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has been promoted in the early childhood field. STEM is used as a foundation for building inquiry and problem solving into everyday learning and routines with young children. Using Wikki Stix with young learners is not only playful and fun, but the designs and constructions help …

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Aug
13

Wikki Stix and Nature Crafts for Kids!

There are few things that kids like more than being outdoors! The Wikki Stix activities below are designed to inspire playful learning and creating with items commonly found in nature! WIKKI STIX COLORED ROCK DOMINOES Materials Needed: Rocks from outdoors (longer ones work best for dominoes) and assorted colors of Wikki Stix. The Wikki Stix …

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Aug
06

Wikki Stix Apples Activities for Playful Learning!

Learning with apple-themed activities is fun for young kids! Whether at home or in the classroom, the apples activities below will invite children to explore, create, play, and learn with Wikki Stix! WIKKI STIX APPLE FINE MOTOR TRACING ACTIVITY Materials needed: Red, Yellow, OR Green Wikki Stix, Craft Sticks, scissors, and one Apple Tree Printable …

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Jul
29

Feed the Monkey – a Wikki Stix Fine Motor Game for Kids

In the preschool years, learning how to make marks or write, cut with scissors, and manipulate smaller objects is a part of normal growth and development. Once school begins, many children struggle with small motor control, especially when it comes to holding a pencil (handwriting). By offering playful opportunities to help our children gain fine …

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Jul
22

Creative Activities to Teach Colors with Wikki Stix

The ability to recognize and identify colors is an important developmental milestone for kids. Early identification helps young children make important brain connections with their physical world. With the Wikki Stix activities below (and a little practice), teaching colors to kids can be a fun and creative learning experience! Wikki Stix Glasses and a Nature …

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