letter of the week curriculum; she gives a letter craft idea, activities supporting context about the letter as well as books that help reinforce the letter.
make water bottle bubbles for kids who can't quite blow bubbles yet. I used Fiji water bottles. Kids were amazed that round bubbles came from square bottles
Kid In A Soap Bottle.Fun project to do with kids. Take photos, cut them out and glue onto white paper. Then photo copy onto transparency paper, cut out image and roll it up so that it can fit into the top of a soap bottle. Fill with clear soap.
Rainbow Batik: draw design on fabric w/elmer's gel glue, dry, paint w/acrylic paint (thinned), dry, soak in hot water 15 min. to dissolve glue.a beautiful batik work of art
Montessori Art Activities for 2 Year Olds. Like the idea of setting up three different trays, opeing up the art cupboard and being able to choose anything or everything gets overwhelming and messy. Need to get more organised.
name in painters tape, let kid finger paint and then peel off the tape. Don't have painters tape at work. I'll be trying masking tape and see how it works!
25 Ways To Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'
25 Ways To Ask Your Kids “So how was school today?” Without Asking them “So how was school today?” - My daughter isn't in school yet but my husband and I apply some of these to work so we're not always asking "How was work today?
Taking photos of each child and gluing them to a block. Makes it very personal and include in the classroom, incorporating these blocks into normal block and construction play. From a Reggio inspired website.
Thinking It Through: Sorting Fun
Color Sorting Tray ~ from Modern Parents Messy Kids
Quick Craft Post: (Autumn) Sensory Box
Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Discovery Bottles - The Four Seasons. I have season bottles but used tennis ball containers.