Monday, September 29, 2008


As children grow they use manipulative activities as a medium of expressing their reaction to their reaction to their physical and environment .Manipulative activities involves the use of fingers and hands.Creative expressions is one way of giving them a controlled and accepted way of expressing their feeling and emotions.Children for example may express their feelings of anger by pounding,squeezing clay ,they may express their disappointment through hammering e.t.c .children will be able to ,awaken their creative talents,develop co-operation and control of their small muscles ,develop eye hand co-ordination ,develop their observation skills ,gain experience in handling different materials and relate to their daily life ,relax and enjoy themselves.

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