This is one serious pumpkin-painting toddler!
Simon loves to paint and when he saw Elijah with the watercolors, he asked me for some purple paint, too. The Masterpiece
Painting ORANGE Making Play-doh (in pajamas)! Other things we did Read books – new favorites include: Mr. Gumpy’s Outing, If You GIve a Mouse a Cookie, and That’s Not My Lion Hide and seek with puzzle pieces– this put a new spin on some old puzzles. We "hid" the pieces around the room and Simon […]
You’ve got to keep the tot busy… Building with Smart Shapes by Lauri These are great for teaching shapes, colors, sorting, and numbers in quantity (the Rightstart way!). Simon also loves to build with them. The shapes fit in to the main piece like a puzzle, too, so you get some fine motor action going […]
This is one happy toddler. Why is he smiling so big? Aunt Ann is here and we’re making CANDY APPLES!
I actually snapped a few pictures of Simon in motion last week. Painting BLUE! Making Banana Bread ~ When I left the room to grab the eggs, I came back to find SImon adding a little extra vanilla. He thinks he’s a chef. Well, when Elijah took a taste of the batter and yelped, "SALT!" […]
For the most part, Simon plays, plays, and plays. We don’t do anything structured unless he wants to be at the table like "Buuuuuuub" (and yes, you really must drag that short u sound out in order to say bub right). You never know what’s going to appeal to a toddler. When I purchased this […]
Simon sat at the table and cried last week while Elijah was working on his lapbook. I asked him, "Do you want to make a lapbook, too." He nodded and said, "OH!" (which, in Simon language, means YES!) So, here he is. You can see him pointing and smiling in the first picture. He was […]
Trying to keep a toddler busy and engaged during school can be a challenge. I want to give Simon activities that will help him discover his world and build his brain. So, last week, we tried beans and rice. Instead of giving him a tub of beans and rice to play with, I put him […]