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Having Fun Learning
Our week learning together in TOTSchool
Clara is 36 months old
This week at our Mommy and Me TOTSchool class Clara explored colors and shapes on this awesome Guidecraft Light Table for the first time. She loved moving the Rainbow Shape Blocks around and stacking them to make new colors.
I have seen homemade versions of this on Pinterest and now I definitely want to make one for us to use at home.
We learned about the color green and she had a great time finger painting with yellow and blue paint to make the color green. Clara loves to finger paint and she spent the whole time spreading the paint around and making designs with her fingers.
We had a great time playing at our friends house and making Homemade Slime together.
You can read more about how we helped Birthday Wishes by making goody bags.
Spot It, which is a fun game where you have to spot the object that is the same on each card. It is a fast paced game because you just put the card down and call out the match. Clara wants to play with her big sisters so I am teaching her how to play. For our version I just have Clara look at the card and find the match. Then, I go and we take turns until all the cards are finished.
This was a simple open-ended art set up that actually turned into a name writing practice. I set out paper and paper strips with stickers and the new scented gel pens that Clara received from Uncle Keith and Aunt Nicole for her birthday. Clara loves scented art supplies and has wanted to color with these nonstop since she opened them. She started drawing and then when I came to check on her she asked for help with her name. We picked different colors to practice her name in, so far she can write the C and the L, but then has trouble with the rest so since she is showing an interest in it I am going to continue working on this with her next week.
Our Favorite Books from this Week:
Little Blue and Little Yellow ~ Leo Lionni
Mix It Up! ~ Herve Tullet
Percival the Plain Little Caterpillar - Helen Brawley
Peekaboo I know! ~ Moira Butterfield
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