2D shape activity using craft sticks and play dough is a do it yourself activity designed for toddlers and preschoolers with fine motor disabilities to introduce them to math and stem-like learning.
Step One: Gather materials.
- Play dough.
- Craft sticks (or sticks from the garden).
Step Two: Ask the child to pinch the play dough into small pieces and roll them into balls.
Step Three: Demonstrate how to make a square out of the craft sticks and playdough.
Step Four: Have the child create a two-dimensional shape with the craft sticks and connect the craft sticks (or sticks from the garden) and connect the ends of the craft sticks with tthe playdough.