Tot School: Farm Animals (Fall 2013)

I figured it was about time to start back at Tot School since it is the middle of September—eek!  While I’ve been gathering lots of goodies over the summer via the Dollar Tree–which is the literally the Mecca of all things Tot School I decided to choose a topic that Baby T is still pretty hung up on: Animals.  Specifically, Farm Animals. Continue reading

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Tot School: Construction

So last week’s sensory bin with the colored pasta went well–aside from the fact that I had shards of crunched up dry pasta all over my house–for the entire week.  LOL.  Baby T was really interested in touching and moving the pasta, so I figured we’d try another  bin with fun things to scoop, stir and feel: beans.  The fact that the sensory bin was the big take-away last week drove this week’s theme. We bought a couple of tiny little dump trucks and some type of “bulldozer” toy last week at Savers so this seemed like a great start!  Plus, we had a book or two about construction/trucks laying around.  So there you have it.  The complex way that I came up with this Tot School theme. Continue reading