Q-Tip Letter Painting (Preschool, Kindergarten Activity)--great for teaching pencil grip, fine motor skill practice & letter formation. Makes writing letters more than just practice--make it an art project!
Idea to include in quiet time box: Hot glue rubbing plates. Make your design with hot glue on a square piece of cardboard, let dry and then hand it over to the kids with some sheets of paper and crayons to rub over.
Great and inexpensive way to teach your troop how to tie knots. Add flash cards with the name of the knot on one side and the instructions on the other and you& got a great starter activity for the girls to do while they wait for everyone to arrive.