Curriculum: Color Sorting

Curriculum: Color Sorting Activity  This is a fun activity to do with your toddler! This exercise helped McKinley learn her colors and it kept her entertained for a solid 20 minutes.   Category: Sensory  Supplies:  Cupcake tin pan (any size) Colored foam Small container to hold objects or shapes Scissors Directions: 1) Take cupcake tin…

Curriculum: DIY Animal Matching

Curriculum category: Matching/Science  This is a really easy D.I.Y animal matching game.   I have labeled the activity into “science” because their learning about different animals.  I like to tell McKinley little facts about the different animals as we match them.  This activity is also great for building and enhancing memory.  Also, hands on.  Supplies (for making):…

Tasty Tuesday? Quinoa Burger!

Let me preface by telling you that my parents are NOT quinoa fans…but when I made these bad boys they wanted another. Yup. That good my friends. That good.  This recipe can make up to 12 patties.  I always have 6 burgers left over that I set aside in tupperware and cook throughout the week…

Toddler Transfer

    Water Sponge Transfer. This Montessori toddler activity is really simple and informative! I classify this activity under “math/science.”  It teaches a bit of practical life, eye/hand coordination, and of course squeezing. Supplies:  2 bowls or Tupperware containers water Tray sponge Directions:  Set up water in one of the containers, and put both bowls…

How to: DIY Toddler Curriculum

Two words: Toddler curriculum.  It dawned on me that a lot of people send their children to daycare.  And in daycare, the days are structured with a routine, where early childhood educators build curriculums. Maybe you’re thinking, “Curriculum?  Don’t you mean messy activities like painting?”  You’re right, I do mean messy activities like painting, but…