Monthly Archives: January 2018

Float or Sink

A found an empty water bottle & wanted to put stuff in it.  She started with a rock & then wanted to add water,  so we did.  Which of course lead to the discussion of,  “what happened” & “why”.  (It sunk & because it is small).  Which lead to other objects being put in & making guesses as to what would happen.   
It was fun watching them make guesses,  usually based on what happened before.  Then they started shaking it,  which lead to observations & discussions about was happening.   Fun,  impromptu exploring life! 

SKILLS: Observations, Predictions, Float/Sink.

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Daily Center

A has been showing interest in time.  (Well she is getting frustrated with not understanding how much time there is until things.)  So we have created a daily center that has a timeline & clips for our daily activities. 

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Ice Excavation 

So we set up this project several days ago.  Took it out a couple times to do it,  but got busy & put it back in the freezer.   Today was the day for our ice excavation. 

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Creative Art Project

Today we decided to spend our morning doing a creative art project.  First we cut pictures out of a magazine.  Then using glue sticks (slightly less messy than squeeze bottles) attached them to a big paper.  Then we proceeded to complete the picture by drawing what we thought would go with it.   We cut out a skirt & A drew the rest of the person.  We cut out a blob & S saw a butterfly & then a person.  We cut out a shoe & made it a hat.   The possibilities are endless! 

SLILLS: Fine Motor (cutting,  gluing,  drawing), Imagination, Storytelling 

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Skis or ice skates

Skis or ice skates, whichever you would call them the kids are having a blast today!

A & S have been wanting to go ice skating,  but it is a bit too cold for the outside rink.  So today  we turned the newest delivery packages into skis! (Or as A calls them,  ice skates).

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Cardboard Car Track

S got some matchbox cars for Christmas. So to go along with his other cars we decided make a track/ garage from our cardboard boxes.   After scrolling through Pinterest, I got some neat ideas.   S helped me measure,  tape,  and hold parts in place.  

S was so excited he got right to playing as we were still making it!  Then after we picked A up she was excited to see what we made.   Countless hours have been spent with this creation today!   

*Note:  I would like to decorate it with roads & whatnot,  but the kids seem to love it just the way it is. 

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