Working at the car wash 🚗🚙🚕

The toddlers like to take care of their things.  Today they washed their cars with soap, water and sponges.  First they scrubbed them, then rinsed and dried them and to finish it off they drove their shiny sparkly clean cars around.  They got pretty wet from working so hard but that’s half the fun! If…

Loose Parts

Providing loose part materials to children allows them to explore, experiment and tinker with.  They engage, design, create and build using the materials.  The toddlers have been interested in collecting and sorting.  Loose parts allows them to engage in these types of activities.  As you can see the one child has collected all the wooden…

Puddle Day 2017

It was a splash!! Every year, we participate in Puddle Day. It is a worthy cause and an amazing experience for the children. We went out and started to spray the hose. The children were instantly drawn to the water!! The children were jumping and splashing away! The giggles we heard this morning were infectious!…

How Can We Help Plants Grow?🍃🌿

Part 1 A provocation was set out on Monday morning.  A plant, two spray bottles and a candle were on the table. Beside it, there was a sign that posed the question, “how can we help plants grow?” Three children were around the table. One child was asking for a turn with the spray bottle.…

Outdoor Art

The warmer weather has allowed us to enjoy different activities outside.  The children explored painting with water on the fence.  The toddlers started to paint using brushes and then quickly the activity lead them to painting with their hands.  They realized that their handprints were disappearing after a little while.  This allowed more room for…

☔️ Rain Rain Go Away ☔️

We were looking out the window, watching the rain fall today.  The toddlers noticed all the puddles and that their outdoor toys were getting wet.  We even had the chance to see three birds “playing” in the rain.  We talked about what we would need to stay dry if we were outside in the rain.…