Gumball Grab Game
What you need to know: Gumball Grab is a super fun game that incorporates a variety of developmental skills that preschoolers need to practice.
Gumball Grab comes with a game board, 40 rubber “gumballs”
4 different color game mats,
40 instruction cards, and
4 tongs to (used for picking up gumballs).
The goal of the game: Cover your game mat with the missing colored gumballs before your opponent.
But remember! You can only use the tongs to pick up the gumballs and not your fingers.
Skills this works on: Color recognition, matching, counting, turn taking, following directions, and strengthening the tripod grasp (while maneuvering the tweezers to pick up the gumballs).
Tip: The tripod grasp is essential for holding writing utensils and performing every day fine motor tasks such as opening and closing buttons, zippers, and containers.
You can purchase Gumball Grab from Lakeshore Learning.