Tot Trays are just my simple twist on Montessori inspired activities. I use these activity trays to expose early learning skills, and to simply engage my tot's curiosity and wonder. The trays are rotated often, using the same materials in different ways and with different twists.
Math: Measurement Supplies A container of rice, a bowl (or 2), a measuring cup, a scoop, and cards with printed measurements How it's Done Child selects a measurement card, matches the number on the measuring cup, then uses the scoop to fill the cup with rice to that unit. Then the rice is transferred to the bowl, where they can work on a second measurement.