Tree Bark Rubbings
Materials needed: Paper; Crayons/Markers; Tape. Go outside with your child and find a tree trunk. Place and tape the paper onto the tree trunk (if it’s not sticking, you can hold it up for your child). Invite your child to draw on the paper using crayons or marker and talk about the texture it’s creating on the paper.
Recommended Age: Birth-2 year olds
Activity Type: Offline Activity
Key Concepts: Fine Motor Development, Senses, Knowledge of the Natural World
Standards: PD-HLTH 4, COG 8, PD-HLTH 1, COG 11, LLD 3
Given the school closures, CTB is sharing daily activities (digital and physical) that are standards-aligned and developmentally appropriate for preschoolers. Also see our research-backed assessment and learning games for parents and children.