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Using Do a Dot Pages in Different Ways

Want a simple way to use some of those fabulous Do a Dot printables floating around on the internet without busting out the paints? While painting them with dot markers is a lot of fun, I wanted something my toddler could do more independently without the risk of having fabulous new dot artwork all over my kitchen while I cooked dinner!

So I printed off a do a dot printable (this one is from Shannon’s Tot School, but there’s a huge variety out there) and colored in the dots with markers.  You could use the dot painters as well – who says toddlers get all the fun!?  I filled in the dots in a pattern using colors I knew we had in manipulatives.

Then I slipped the printable in a page protector for safe keeping, grabbed a cup full of manipulatives, and let my little one have at matching and lining up the pieces on the coordinating dots.

Do a Dot Pages

We used our counting bears, but you could also use pom balls, magnets, colored bingo chips, or for an extra special treat you could use M&Ms!

This is a great way to practice matching, fine motor skills, and even introduce patterns to your little one.

Written by Alicia

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**You can get your dot markers at Amazon. They are a great price and will save you time.**

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