Objective: To learn to use the palm muscles and how to bring the finger tips together.
Make your hand in the shape of a bird beak. See how the tips of the thumb and index fingers touch.
Open and close the Bird Beak a couple of times. Open the palm to feel the muscles that you are using when you make the Bird Beak.
The Game: The Bird wants to build a nest. It needs to pick up small objects and bring them to the place where it is going to build her nest. Remember: it is a bird, and the only way it can pick up objects is using her Bird Beak.
Are you ready to play?
The student who can remember to hold the Bird Beak and bring many objects to the nest wins.