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 [...]
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 [...]
23Dec
2016
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DIY Sensory Wall

I have been toying around with the idea of constructing a sensory area in which children are able to experience different textures, shapes, forms at the same time as they can develop some fine motor skills. At first I thought about space...to us space is crucial since everything is so small and tight at times. [...]
06Jul
2014
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Fun learning game

Every child chooses a number that they’re not familiar with. We say it a few times along with examples. Now the fun begins. I have lots of cut outs of numbers from 1-20, I spread them all over the floor. When I turn the music on every child must hunt for their number and put […]