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Geneva,

Ontario County

Administration:

(315) 789-6828

Children's Programs:

(315) 789-6850

Canandaigua,

Ontario County

Adult Programs:

(585) 394-9510

Children's Programs:

(585) 394-1190

Golisano Autism Center,

Monroe County

Children's Programs:

(585) 685-8300

Toll free:

(866) 408-2550

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Please take a chance to read through our 2021-2022 School Plan as well as the outlines below for all preschool classrooms!

Children's Program COVID Testing Outline

Children's Program Contact Tracing Outline

At-Home Learning

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Art Links:

Exercise Links:

Learning Links:

NASA at Home

Storyline Online

Fine Motor Activities:

❖ Use spray bottle to clean table, windows, chairs, etc.

❖ Have the child help in the kitchen: Stir thick batter, knead and roll pizza dough, use rolling pin.

❖ Peel stickers

❖ Use a sponge to wipe down surfaces or bowls/dishes

❖ Push/pull laundry basket

❖ Use hands/fingers to pull apart/roll out/ball up playdough, putty or floam.

❖ Rip, tear and crumple paper (all different sizes and thickness); make it into a game like crumpling paper and throwing it in the trashcan or having a “snowball” fight.

❖ Snip/cut various materials with scissors – straws, cards, paper plates, grass/plants, play dough, licorice laces, string cheese, French fries

❖ Pop plastic popping bubbles

❖ Use tongs or tweezers to pick up small items (e.g. cotton balls) and place them in a cup or bowl

❖ Play with finger puppets to encourage finger isolation

❖ Coloring- it’s even better when done on a vertical surface or, if comfortable, on hands and knees on the floor for additional strengthening

❖ Pinch clothespins (hang clothes, pictures up on a line or pick up small cotton balls)

❖ Push/pull apart legos

❖ Pull apart Velcro

❖ Mr. Potato Head

❖ Hole punchers

❖ Pulling tape off the roll, or peeling off of a surface