What is baby Clara doing today? She’s getting ready for the holidays! Paper red, silver, and gold… This paper feels a little bit cold! Cut the paper into small pieces and stick to laminating paper… And Clara can explore some more! See what Clara’s mommy made with all that shiny paper… As with anything you […]
Infant and Toddler
What can baby Clara do with a spoon, and a pan, and a plastic egg? The egg goes in… The egg comes out… The egg gets rolled all about… Turn the pan over and then Clara can… Go tap, tap, tap on that funny little pan.. But uh, oh where did the egg go? There […]
Look in the mirror and who do I see? I see baby Clara looking at me! I see two eyes, two ears, a nose, and a mouth Two hands and two feet! Uh, oh! Where did baby Clara go? There she is!
Baby Clara has a pumpkin… The pumpkin is orange and round. Who is taller? Who is smaller? Clara or the pumpkin on the ground? See more on infant lesson plans here!
My number one request for information is on how to write infant lesson plans so I thought I would share some tips as well as a lesson plan shared with me. Lesson plan template Click for MS Word Doc First of all, you want to start with a lesson plan form of some type. It […]
This past week the children explored their sense of touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Let me show you what the children found in the “sense of touch” discovery center… The children used their sense of touch to sample different types of textures. This activity lends itself to great opportunities for expanding vocabulary. I stopped by the toddler class on […]
The two year old class made their ladybugs a little differently then the ladybugs made by the threes class posted yesterday… Red crayons to color the back of a paper plate and dot painters to make the dots… Then a piece of black construction paper for the head…. And then it was time to add […]
Clara has a mommy… Clara has a daddy… Clara has a grandma and a great grandma… Clara has a grandpa… Clara has a family! Photos were used by permission from Clara’s family and Photography by Karena DeMerchant
I have been collecting small lids from milk jugs and juice jugs. I don’t really have a lot but I keep the ones I have saved in a small plastic pickle jar that I saved as well. To the untrained eye, these lids look like… well they just look like lids. But what I see […]
I want to invite you to hop on over to Best Toys for Toddlers and check out my interview. They asked me the following types of questions… Can you compare the role of a teacher versus a parent? What is your opinion about introducing numbers and the alphabet to toddlers? Which toys would you recommend to parents […]