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If you missed the first few posts in our Tot School Days series, you can find them here. I also spent some time putting together a list of our “Tot School” must-haves. These are the things that we absolutely can’t live without.
It was color week, y’all! And of course we had so much fun!
I can’t even begin to wrap my head around how much he’s grown up. It’s definitely crazy to think that he’ll be turning two in a few months. And I also can’t get over how inquisitive he is. Um hello! What happened to my baby? So long and farewell, right? These days, it’s all toddler, all the time. Lol…
The little guy woke up to a few surprises including his table set up as well as a few tot trays ready to go.
I love these Crayola Washable Dry Erase Markers*. We use them with the little guy’s Hape Anywhere Table Top Art Studio*. We use it constantly. It’s a portable, magnetic dry erase board. This is our “Tot School” headquarters, so to speak. Lol…
I created a tray with a few of our Touch & Feel Picture Cards*. I basically just pulled out the cards that were relevant to this week’s theme.
I also found these awesome color tubes at Walmart. We can open and close them, line them up, sort them, etc. I can think of so many things to do with these. I also think they’d be awesome for a rainbow sensory bin. We mostly use them to practice color sorting, though.
This is a really special project that we’re going to start working on. A color book. I’ve been saving paint chips and buttons as well as other things for the little guy so that we could make a page for each color. I’ll share more about it next week.
I found these chipboard letters in my stash. Scrapbooking for the win, right? Lol… The little guy loved them, so I put them with his art supplies.
I printed and laminated these Color Matching Cards for him and added magnets to each of the cards. We have a total of three magnet boards. This one is a DIY, which you can see here and the other one is the Ikea Spontan magnetic board, which we’re going to hang at his level with his Bygel rail so that he can organize all of his magnetic activities on his own. We actually did a few posts about Our Montessori-inspired “Tot School” Space as well as How We Organize Our “Tot School” Sensory Materials. And yep, I’ve been doing a lot of organizing lately.
The little guy worked with his rainbow stacker for a while.
He stacked Play-Doh containers. They’re basically the same thing as blocks, right? Earlier in the week, he was trying to stack the paint bottles. Lol…
And of course we did our weekly sensory activity. We’ve had these Bright Starts Lots of Links* forever now and we use them constantly.
Doesn’t our sensory bin look awesome? It’s so colorful, isn’t it?
If you missed our “Tot School” space post a few weeks ago, you can check it out here.
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Thanks so much for visiting. See ya next week!
This post was linked up with Tot School Gathering Place Week 165.