03Apr
2017
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Giant Bingo Game

We started off with a small version of Farm Animals sounds bingo. It's quite simple, I googled farm animals pictures, printed them out and laminated them on 8x11 paper. Now I downloaded farm animal sounds apps from my phone. Once I had everything ready I connected my phone with the speaker Bluetooth and played the sounds. Because chips [...]
03Apr
2017
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Fishing for snacks, a fine motor activity

Now let’s put crafts, snacks, and fun in the same table (literally). This is one of those activities where you can transition from doing a craft into snack time. Also playing with tweezers and children chopsticks encourages the development of the hand muscles that will support handwriting and good penmanship in their near future. Materials [...]
10Feb
2017
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Dinosaurs Shelves

 Another idea to keep the toys organized. I personally believe dinosaurs are great toys, they spark curiosity and endless opportunities to develop language while learning something new. Luckily my son has not outgrown the love for dinosaurs. Since collecting Dinosaurs started 3 years ago by now he has a great collection of Dino friends. They [...]
28Dec
2016
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DIY Construction Site

Ever since I finished the "Construction Zone" in our block area I wanted to find ways for the little ones to get inspired and get building. I added trucks, blocks, color cones, highway rug, pictures, etc. I still struggle to see the children grabbing the trucks and blocks. One afternoon it occurred to me that [...]