Curriculum: Poker Chips

Poker is on the agenda this week! Look out! McKinley’s going to be racking in the dough. $$ Category: Math I was surprised how much McKinley enjoyed this activity. It was extremely easy to create and provided her with a lot of entertainment. While she was having fun putting poker chips in a breadcrumb cylinder,…

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):…

Adventure Walks

We decided to go on an adventure walk a couple weeks ago as part of our learning series.   Curriculum: Exercise/Sensory/Science Supplies:  Weather appropriate clothes A bag for them to carry and collect things into Kids/Toddlers LOVE exploring and finding new exciting things outdoors.  The outdoors stimulate so many senses for them! We went to a…

Monday Milestone: McKinley Reads!

Okay, McKinley is not “reading reading,” but she can distinguish the words by color!  And  later I rewrote all the words in the same color (black) and she was able to distinguish some of them. It was so special for her to read a word!  And of course… I made her show off to daddy,…