Tot School- 25 Months Old
Shape Sorting Activity
I bought these foam shapes at Target in the dollar section and the tray from the dollar tree. I gave Little Sweets the foam shapes and she sorted the shapes by color and shape. She also identified the shapes.
Shape Identification Game
I am not really into flashcards, but Little Sweets absolutely loves these Dora shape cards. She found them on the shelf and asked to play with them. She is able to identify all of the shapes on the cards. The cards also include patterns, but she doesn't quite understand patterns yet. I found these cards in the dollar section of a craft store.
Block Color Sort
This was another Target dollar section find. Little Sweets sorted the counting cubes by color. She loves sorting and does an excellent job. She is still working on identifying her colors. If she doesn't know the color then she'll say it's green.
Lining Up Blocks
When she was finished sorting, she lined up the blocks on the windowsill.
I made block patterning cards. Right now Little Sweets is matching up the blocks with the correct color. I also talked a little bit about the pattern on the card with her.
Mommy and Daddy Puzzle Cards
Little Sweets has taken an interest in letters lately. I thought it would be fun to make a letter matching game that spelled out familiar words. I pasted my picture next to the word mommy and my husband's picture next to the word daddy. (I also made a card with Little Sweets name.) Little Sweets matched the pictures and the letters on each mat. We said the letters together as matched them up. I thought this would be fun way to learn letters and familiar words.
Playing with her Dolly
Little Sweets loves playing with dolls. Here is a picture of her taking a dolly grocery shopping.
Bible Activity-Jesus Calms the Storm
I recentlly bought the book More Toddlerific Fun Faith-Builders to use as a Bible Activity Curriculum. I used the boat and pictures from the curriculum to tell the story of Jesus calming the storm. Afterwards, we used watercolor paints to paint a storm.
We Love Books
I don't always post about the books we read during the week, but we are constantly reading. We go to the library every week. I can't stress enough the importance of reading with our children.
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