Lately the toddlers have been really interested in the containment schema. We have added lots of new loose parts and containers. Concepts and word for we are learning: Fit Full Empty Closed Overflowing In and out Dump/pour
The children were so happy to play with Duplo today!
Some wonderful block play took place this morning!
This morning we painted wth Qtips. The children seemed to enjoy it and used the Qtips to make spots on their papers. One friend even said he painted a dog with an eye!
Carving our pumpkin was so much fun!
We are loving our individual sand bins! We have discovered so much already!
Back a few years ago when I was a teacher in the preschool classroom, I introduced the Zones of Regulation. We had great success with it and it really helped the children recognize and identify their feelings, as well as others feelings. Since being back in the toddler room, I’ve thought about ways to introduce…
Let’s face it, the toddlers can make quite the mess! When they do, we always encourage them to tidy up after themselves! This creates a sense of accountability, responsibility, and a respect for the environment. Today, after cutting with scissors, we had a major spill and paper snippets were everywhere. The toddlers were quick to…
Because of the times, all sensory play has to be individualized. The toddlers are very happy to have their own playdough!