Month: April 2009

Another Fine Motor Container

This fine motor container is designed to be used with round or oval shaped items. I used what I had on hand- a bouncy ball and two small egg containers. Simply cut two slits in the plastic lid of a container (we used an empty cashews container) in the form of an “X” with a […] Read more…

File Folder Friday- Coloured Hearts

I want to try out a new file folder activity each week with A., and increase the difficulty level as she gets older. The great thing about file folder activities is they’re compact and easy to file away and reusable again and again- a great resource. Here’s our first file folder creation- focusing on colours: […] Read more…

Colour Book

A. and I started a colour book :D.. we got the idea off of The Home Teacher’s blog– check out her posts on yellow, blue and red for some amazing colour activity ideas. Here’s our book so far (we used plain white printer paper and we put the completed pages in a duotang in clear […] Read more…

Matching Sounds

I made these owl toys today from this tutorial I got over at Craft Stylish! They’re a perfect way to introduce different sounds to my toddler. The two orange owls are following the pattern at Craft Stylish- using recycled wipes packages on the inside to make crackly sounds when squeezed in the hands. The two […] Read more…

Keyrings on Flashcards

I saw this idea on another blog (but I can’t remember which)… to add keyrings or binder rings to hole-punched flash cards to keep them all together. I recently received quite a bit of flashcards from my mother-in-law from when she used to be a teacher. So far I’ve done one set- it’s a great […] Read more…

Guess what? cards

Here’s an activity that I’m going to do with my daughter once she wakes up from her nap 🙂They’re cards that have a small hole cut in them just to show a piece of each picture that I have glued inside the card. So basically she has to guess what the image is just by […] Read more…

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