Month: June 2011

Fire Truck Presentation

On another of our playgroup adventures we organized to have a fire truck visit one of our homes. The kids had a lot of fun learning about the different parts of a fire truck, about fire safety, and the best part was getting a chance to spray the hose and get soaked! Read more…

Creatures with Wings and Crawly Things

Another playgroup field trip! This time to the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens to learn about Creatures with Wings and Crawly Things! We went straight here after our tour of the Waste Management site. Scavenger Hunt in the bushes for plastic bugs Digging and Looking for real Bugs.. we found centipedes, ants, worms, caterpillars.. Bug story time and […] Read more…

Waste Management

Our playgroup went on a field trip to a local waste management site. Though we stayed on the school bus during the tour, it was quite the learning experience for both children and their moms. Some of the things we saw… Recycling Station: Fun Fact: Wood dropped off here is ground up and reused to cover […] Read more…

Stained Glass Collage

We had a friend over today to play, so we made some stained glass window art using plastic sandwich bags and filling them with cut up tissue paper, scrapbooking paper, and glitter. Once the kids had the design they liked I placed each bag between two sheets of aluminum foil and ironed it for 10-15 seconds. The […] Read more…

Kite Festival

Today we went to a kite festival where A got to build and decorate her own kite! A did a great job flying it too 🙂 Read more…

Letter Tracing

We borrowed this neat letter tracing kit from the resource library. A has got her upper case letters down pat but sometimes forgets her lower case letters so this was good practice. A enjoyed tracing lines with the roll of paper the most. Read more…

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