What is a Geo board?

Geo board is a great way to teach children geometrical shapes and use them to create a picture or a story.
The child will stretch bands around pegs to form line segments and shapes and make discoveries.

This is beneficial to children on the spectrum of sensory processing disorder to strengthen fine motor skills, visual processing, special skills and more. Its also great for dyslexic and dysgraphic children,

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Material needed:
25 pegs with round head (make sure that the pegs head is not sharp to eliminate possible risk
Sandpaper
Hammer
20 colorful rubber bands

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Steps

Step1:
Cut a wooden board at the size of 10 inches on 10 inches (25x 25 cm) use sand paper to make sure there are no risky wooden chips.
Step 2.
Draw 5 horizontal lines and 5 vertical lines in equal distances from each other with a pencil which will result in a grid shape with 25 juction points for the pegs location.
Step 3
Using the hammer nail the 25 pegs to the board now it’s all ready for the funky creative shapes.
• Optional – paint or colour the board to make it more lively.

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