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…

You’re right–we all have wishes.

I know that usually on Friday’s I post a curriculum piece, but something else is on my mind. Today marks 3 months since my father’s passing. Dear Dad, My mind is flooding with memories of you, like when you were bent on the ground smelling different soaps and lotions from under the sink with McKinley….

Monday Milestone: Potty Training

It’s officially potty training time! I admit I’ve been prepared for months with a training potty, books that flush, even a cushion for the big toliet…But I avoided the training part for as long as I could. At first McKinley was excited for these new objects to explore as a game. And she understood the…

Play Doh.

  Curriculum: Sensory activity: Play doh.  Supplies:  Different colors of Play doh. Tray plastic “cookie cutters” and other play doh tools from the dollar section at target. This is a great sensory activity for toddlers because it allows them to explore multiple colors and textures.   15 minutes later…there was play doh pieces everywhere in the…

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…