Monday, May 16, 2016
Sunday, May 15, 2016
To make the pom poms we wrapped the yarn loosely around a piece of cardboard. I just told them if you want a fuller pom pom you wrap it a lot, if you want a thinner pom pom you wrap it less.
Then we pulled it off of the cardboard and wrapped a pipe cleaner around the middle. I found that this worked really well for the girls because it was easier than tying the yarn around the middle. They were also able to shape the pipe cleaners into tails or ears if we kept them longer.
Once the yarn is secured you need to cut each one of the loops that was formed apart. We find it easiest to do only a few at a time. Just slid the scissors between the loop and snip.
Emily made a turtle and a caterpillar pom pom pet.
Juliette made a flamingo and a bunny pom pom pet.
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Saturday, May 14, 2016
Having Fun Learning
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.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016
Top Row: Strawberry banana yogurt with sliced almonds, mini chocolate chips and shredded coconut topping, A #3 cheese sandwich, sliced cucumbers
Bottom Row: Sliced Strawberries, Cheese-Its, Ranch Dressing for dipping the cucumbers
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Having Fun Learning
Friday, May 6, 2016
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
She loved scooping, pouring, filling and decorating in her special birthday themed sensory bin.
Another fun game the girls like to play with the sensory bins is finding all of one type of object. With this bin I hid all the number threes under the rice and Clara dug around to find them.
Linking up at Everyday Early Childhood where you can also find more great ideas for little kids.
Monday, May 2, 2016
I really can not believe that we are already celebrating Clara’s 3rd Birthday!!
She is so grown up and her own little person now. She of course looks up to and loves doing everything her big sisters are doing. Most of all she always makes us laugh, whether it is one of her cute facial expressions or something funny that she is telling us. I can’t wait to see what new adventures are in store for us this year!!