Button Sorting Cups
Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition! ≈≈
Looking for an excuse to buy those Christmas Colored M&M's? I thought it would be fun to create a Christmas themed M&M sorting project for my daughter. First, she separated the colors (I didn't realize that there were two shades of green in the mix but she didn't seem to notice). I color coded the circles on the wreath so that she would know where to place the M&M's. This project took a little longer than I thought it would, perhaps because there were plenty of extra M&M's to eat! I've made…
mini busy bag exchange
Last fall, I hosted a pretty massive busy bag exchange with 20 of my girlfriends. We did a toddler aged and preschool aged exchange (and most of us participated in both.) Those posts have a ton of ideas and remain our most popular posts on the blog. The busy bags were a hit with our ... Read more
Working Wonders in Children's Lives!!
Physical Therapy (PT) was first practiced in Great Britain in 1894, by a group of four nurses. Physical therapy was performed mostly on people who had been injured in WWI. The nurses became known as "reconstruction aides" and continue to be trained with an increase in physical education and massage therapy. Other countries soon after adapted the form of "rehabilitation therapy" and PT began to grow. One of the first schools in the United Stated to offer a physical therapy program was in 1914…
Feed the Frog
Feed the Frog is a fun way to practice counting, sorting, and fine motor skills with pretend play! My little girl had a blast pretending she was in a pond, giving treats to her amiable amphibian friend.
Making Patterns with Lego and Egg Cartons - The Imagination Tree
Use egg cartons, homemade pattern cards and everyday toys to create some playful invitations to make patterns. Great for home or preschool with 3 year olds to school age children as a fun way to learn about pattern making, sequencing and matching by colour and shape! As part of our new series about Playful Maths...Read More »
Matchstick Colour Sorting Fine Motor Toy - The Imagination Tree
Make a colour sorting fine motor toy using coloured matchsticks to sort and drop! Great for little hands to develop that pincer grasp and co-ordination
Toddler Busy Bags
With summer in full swing, we are not doing full Tot School. I still hope to do an official Tot School post every other week, but thought I would do something different this week. I have created some fun Busy Bags for Super Tot and thought I would share them with you. They are perfect for car or plane trips, Dr.'s visits, or any other time you want a simple To Go Activity. I've been looking for basic, clear front pencil cases for a few months and have been unable to find them. I wanted the…
Letter A Apple Sorting for Preschoolers - From ABCs to ACTs
When you think of Fall, some of the first things that come to mind are leaves changing color, pumpkins, and of course, apple orchards.
Tot Trays: Christmas -
Christmas themed Tot Trays are a fun and simple way to provide toddlers with daily learning activities. Most of these activities focus on fine motor skills.
Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten
Free, fun and useful Kindergarten - 1st Grade, Common Core aligned lesson plans, math games, calendars, behavior charts, materials and more!
Measurement Worksheets - Planning Playtime
Sort and Clasify Measurement Worksheets for Kindergarten Math #kindergartenmath #measurement #mathworksheets #kindergartenworksheets #measurementworksheets
Muffin Tin Color Sorting: Fine Motor Practice
Color sorting is an essential preschool math skill and when we use these gorgeous rainbow chick peas, it also offers great fine motor practice.
Shape Sorting: Squirrel and Acorn Shape Sort for Fall Preschool and ECE
Practice early math concepts with squirrel shape and size sort. Fall fun for preschool, pre-k early intervention, and busy bags.
Bear Wants More.
Karma Wilson is another one of our main authors for the year, so we’ve read most of the “Bear” books already. This week’s pick? The spring-themed Bear Wants More, in which t…