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under5s - pencil control activities
The following activities can be printed off and copied for use in your early years setting or, for parents, at home.

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Activity Format Description Learning Goal 
Circles Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Squares Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Triangles Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Rectangles Draw around the dotted lines to form the shape Pencil control
Shape recognition
Waves Draw along the dotted line Pencil control
Letter formation
Curls Draw along the dotted line Pencil control
Letter formation
Find the cheese Follow the line to help Monty mouse get to the cheese Pencil control

! Encourage the children to create their own pencil control activities by creating dotted shapes and lines for themselves.

 
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