Saturday, April 9, 2016

Space Theme : Tot School Recap

Space Theme : Tot School Recap
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Materials: Easter egg dye / water color paint, white crayon
Skills: Hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, creativity


Materials: Baking soda, glow-in-the-dark stars, sequins, glitter, vinegar, food coloring
(Make a thick paste out of baking soda, water, and food coloring.  Spread in a container and add embellishments.  Freeze overnight)
Skills: Hand-eye coordination, scientific exploration, fine motor

Materials: Black Play-doh, glitter, star sequins, glow-in-the-dark stars
Skills: Fine motor, creativity

Materials: Contact paper, glow-in-the-dark stars, star beads, rocket foam pieces
Skills: fine motor, creativity
(Little Guy also added in some pattern practice)

Materials: Star stringing beads, pipe cleaners
Skills: fine motor, sorting, visual discrimination

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Saturday, March 19, 2016

St. Patrick's Day / Green Theme : Tot School Recap

St. Patrick's Day Tot School Recap
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Materials: baking soda, water, gold coins, sequins, green food coloring, vinegar, paint brush
Directions: Mix baking soda, water, and food coloring to form a paste.  Add sequins and coins to mixture and freeze.  Paint with vinegar to find hidden objects.
Skills: science, fine motor, sensory

Materials: Green grass, green felt letters/numbers/shapes, green foam numbers, green shape blocks
Skills: sensory, number/letter/shape recognition, visual discrimination

Materials: contact paper, washi tape, green blocks, buttons, and foam pieces
Skills: fine motor, visual discrimination

Materials: green Play-doh, green stringing beads, pipe cleaners
Skills: STEM, fine motor, sensory

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Tot School: Water Theme Recap

Tot School: Water Theme Recap
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Materials: 2 copies of Rainbow Fish Counting Frame Freebie, blue Easter grass (or other sensory material), tongs
Skills: fine motor, number recognition, counting, visual discrimination, colors

Materials: blue Easter grass (or other sensory material), Melissa and Doug magnetic fishing puzzle
Skills: fine motor, eye-hand coordination, visual discrimination

Materials: blue and green finger paint, gold glitter, sequins, paper
Skills: fine motor, creativity, sensory

Materials: blue and green paint (or food coloring), water, oil, sequins
** Our baggie started to leak, I've been told that if you duct tape all four sides, it should stop the leaking
Skills: sensory, fine motor