Seasonal · Tot School

Catching Up: The Summer of Exploration ๐Ÿ˜Ž

I think everyoneโ€™s world was rocked this year. Ours certainly was. And while our traditional tot school schedule and focus board was put on the back burner...the learning never stopped. When the shut down occurred, we (Mommy & Daddy) worked hard to make our backyard a little more fun for Grace, and boy did we… Continue reading Catching Up: The Summer of Exploration ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Other · Tot School

Tot School / Weeks 51 & 52: Emotions ๐Ÿคช

One whole year of Tot School with Grace. I cannot believe that Iโ€™m actually writing those words. One year. We started our Tot School journey at the end of February in 2019 and we stuck with it...and while I had every intention on doing it big for that one year mark...that mark quietly passed with… Continue reading Tot School / Weeks 51 & 52: Emotions ๐Ÿคช

Seasonal · Tot School

Tot School / Weeks 49 & 50: Valentines

We loved celebrating Valentine's Day this year, and had tons of fun activities for our little love bug to enjoy! Focus Board for Weeks 49 & 50 We focused on the letter V, the number 2, a heart shape, and the color pink for these two weeks. To help drive those items from our focus… Continue reading Tot School / Weeks 49 & 50: Valentines

Busy Bags · Letters

Busy Bag Series ๐Ÿ‘œ: Magnetic ABC Match

We've got another letter themed busy bag activity for you this week: Magnetic Letter Match. All you need for this activity is this awesome ABC printable we found, a cookie sheet, and magnetic letters. We grabbed our set of magnetic letters in Bullseye's Playground / Dollar Spot at Target a while back for $1. I… Continue reading Busy Bag Series ๐Ÿ‘œ: Magnetic ABC Match

Other · Tot School

Tot School / Weeks 47 & 48: Space ๐Ÿš€

We had a blast learning a little about space these past two weeks! Hereโ€™s all the fun we had for weeks 47 & 48! Focus Board for our Space themed weeks. We started off our Space theme with a Focus Board containing the letter P (Planet, Pluto, Purple), the Number 9, a Star shape, and… Continue reading Tot School / Weeks 47 & 48: Space ๐Ÿš€

Busy Bags · Shapes

Busy Bag Series๐Ÿ‘œ: Popsicle Stick Shape Puzzles

Hereโ€™s a busy bag activity you can add to your shapes collection. All you need to make this simple activity are some large popsicle sticks and markers! Shapes on one side, names on the other. Start by taking 4 or more large popsicle sticks and lining them up so that the sides are even. Then… Continue reading Busy Bag Series๐Ÿ‘œ: Popsicle Stick Shape Puzzles

Seasonal · Tot School

Tot School / Weeks 45 & 46: Winter โ„๏ธ

We took another week off from Tot School to recuperate from all the fun we had celebrating Christmas, and itโ€™s a good thing we did as the stomach bug decided to ring in the New Year with us! While our house was quite pitiful, we did enjoy watching Sesame Streetโ€™s New Years episode which Grace… Continue reading Tot School / Weeks 45 & 46: Winter โ„๏ธ

Busy Bags · Colors

Busy Bag Series ๐Ÿ‘œ: Color Swat

Our latest busy bag activity doubles as a great color recognition gross motor game for little one(s) as well as a color memory game. Bonus: little Mickey & Minnie fans will absolutely love this activity! I found this awesome free printable from Monorails & Magic that consists of various colors of Minnie/Mickey heads. I printed… Continue reading Busy Bag Series ๐Ÿ‘œ: Color Swat

Seasonal · Tot School

Tot School / Weeks 42-43: Christmas ๐ŸŽ„

Thatโ€™s right we skipped a week! Week 41 was all about miss Grace as she turned the big TWO! So we took a week off from Tot School to celebrate our sweet sassy little girl! We started back for weeks 42-43 doing all things Christmas, and oh my, what fun we had! Focus Board for… Continue reading Tot School / Weeks 42-43: Christmas ๐ŸŽ„

Busy Bags · Numbers

Busy Bag Series ๐Ÿ‘œ: Duck Pond Counting

It's time for a new Busy Bag idea! This awesome counting game came from a Ashley Reed at Just Reed & Play. She designed it to be used as a morning tub for preschool classrooms, but we decided to use it as a busy bag for Grace. Laminated Duck Ponds from Just Reed & Play.… Continue reading Busy Bag Series ๐Ÿ‘œ: Duck Pond Counting