Monday, October 4, 2010

Lock and Key Activity

K has a fascination with keys.  Any time he finds a key, he immediately runs to the door to see if he can get it to fit inside.  Because of this, I have been wanting to try this activity for a while.  But, I didn't have any locks lying around and didn't want to spend a lot of money on them.  Then, one day I saw some at the Dollar Tree!  I was so excited and picked up 2 (different sizes).

I gave K the locks and keys and he figured out which key matched which locked pretty easily (based on size).  Then he entertained himself for a while unlocking and locking them over again.  I am going to be on the lookout for different sized/colored locks and keys to make it more challenging for him.  So simple, but he really enjoyed it and it's a great fine motor skill activity!


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