Quick Lists: Activities & Places for toddlers & kids

I’m always looking for new things to do and places to visit to keep McKinley entertained and her imagination flourishing.  We get stuck in our routines, so I thought I would post  a list of activities and places to go with toddlers & kids! Activities For Toddlers: Alphabet cards Numbers Words with magnet letters Counting…

Curriculum: Painting

Painting. Sensory Activity  Curriculum category: Art/Crafts  Painting is a great sensory activity to do with toddlers and kids of all ages. It allows them to explore colors and senses by touching and mixing the paint.  This activity also allows them to express themselves, be creative, and just let loose!  Getting messy shows that you don’t…

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…

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…