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Infant lesson plan suggestions

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 […]

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At play with baby: My Family

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

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At play with baby: musical instruments

When baby Clara kicks the tambourine it goes “jingle, jingle!” When baby Clara kicks the maraca it goes “shake, shake!” The rhythm sticks go “tap, tap, tap!” “Jingle, jingle, shake, shake, tap, tap, tap!” I wander if Clara can go clap, clap, clap? See why reading to your baby is so important from Room to Grow: […]

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At play with baby: Up and Down

Baby Clara sits on mommy’s knee! And mommy’s knee goes up and down… Baby Clara goes up! Baby Clara goes down!

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At play with baby: There is a baby in the bucket

Three colorful buckets Clara goes inside the bucket Clara goes outside of the bucket Clara goes on top of the bucket Clara goes under the bucket Where’s Clara? There she is! Clara goes behind the orange bucket Clara goes behind the yellow bucket Clara goes behind the blue bucket Infant Lesson Plan You can find […]

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At play with baby: Big bear-little bear

For all you who are looking for activities to do with infants, I have started putting together some blog posts for you. This is my very first one and I will continue to post more each Thursday (as long as I have material ready and can keep up)!  Thank you to my niece for sharing […]

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Lesson plans for the infant room

An infant room is a special place where babies are nurtured, loved, and are given opportunities to learn! Infants are learning about themselves and their world every single minute of every single day. 1. To prepare an infant lesson plan, the first thing I like to consider is the developmental stages of an infant. Each […]

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Sponge Painting with toddlers and twos

Recently, I had a mother on Twitter ask me for ideas for art with toddlers and twos. More specifically she was asking for ideas of art that can be displayed or saved. Her request led me to write this post. I will address the specific request but first I need to share a few pointers […]

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