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We always love to have engaging literacy activities available for the children to explore. Motivating them to draw and write is fun when we use exciting materials like mirrors and dry erase markers. The markers wipe off so easily and the reflection and unique surface (and experience) of writing on a mirror is very interesting for young learners.
It was interesting to see what the children drew. Many noticed their reflection and drew that. Others practised printing their name.
We noticed counting happening too as the children drew their own five and ten frames!
Others drew interesting designs! Whatever it was that was drawn, the conversation around the table was lively as many children squeezed in to share the fun tools!