painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.
Scooping items floating in water: this activity can be done with any item that floats, and can be changed around themes, holidays, or to increase difficulty. Children work on motor skills, but can also start incorporating color matching or sorting as time