Sweet Pea is 4 years old.
From: This very fun sticky finger writing activity from Teach Mama has been on my to-do list since I first saw her post about it.
2 packets of gelatin dessert mix (Better known as “Jello”). Jelly roll tray. Foil. (Optional, but helps with clean-up.) Milk cap letters. (This file [...]
Sweet Pea is 45 months old.
From: Do you want to make some cute homemade Valentines with your tot? We loved these adorable watercolor resist valentines from One Inch World (featured on Teach Preschool’s excellent Tumblr blog).
Watercolor paint. (We used liquid water color, but a standard pallet of watercolors should work [...]
Sweet Pea is 36 months old.
From: I thought these Doodle Rubbings on This Little Project looked really fun.
Pencil. Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks. Several pieces of cardboard. (I just cut up an old Pampers box.) Paper. Crayons. Tape.
Use a pencil to lightly draw shapes (square, [...]
Sweet Pea is 34 months old. (Oh, I groan every time I have to increment this. How bittersweet.)
From: I found this idea on the very useful Confessions of a Homeschooler blog. We originally used the shape tracing template (.pdf file requires Foxit or Adobe Acrobat) from Coloring Castle.
My shape outline [...]
Sweet Pea is 31 months old.
From: I have seen similar ides is several places: Chasing Cheerios , Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary and My Two Happy Homeschoolers.
About 20 Popsicle craft sticks. Markers. Several sheets of paper.
On three Popsicle sticks, write the word “TRIANGLE” in the middle and draw [...]
Sweet Pea is 27 months old.
From: This was inspired by my desire for a set of Montessori Insets, which are a bit out our price range right now. (The Montessori Primary Guide has a good description of how to use insets in the Montessori style.)
Any sort of plastic or metal stencils. [...]