100 Days Smarter!

100 Days Smarter Insta

Our Kinders have been looking forward to the 100th Day of School for weeks!  Check out what we did! 1.  We decorated our classroom!  We worked cooperatively to link chains in groups of 10.  Then we counted by 10’s to make  100-link chains.  We decorated our class with them.  Before the kids got to school … [Read more…]

TBT: Throwback Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Playgroup Insta

Before I started blogging we made these adorable crafts in playgroup!  TBT(Thanksgiving) to 2013… Turkey Footprint Plate Materials: White Ceramic Plate:  I got mine from the Dollar Tree Acrylic Paint: Brown for the footprint, and colors of choice to paint on the feathers Permanent Marker   Recipe Book Materials: White cardstock to print cover page … [Read more…]

Thankful for our Little Turkeys

Tot School Fall Insta

This tot school was inspired by Autumn and Thanksgiving.  With the temperatures just now dipping below 70, we brought a little bit of fall to San Diego.   We filled the blowup pool with leaves, sand toys and a toy rake. We uncovered pumpkins, gourds and pinecones that were wrapped in foil. We hammered golf tees … [Read more…]

Tot School: Pumpkins and Bumpkins

Tot School Halloween Insta

Our little Bumpkins were sure to get in the spooky spirit after we invited them to play in our Halloween-themed activities.  Thank you to Twodaloo for inspiring me with your creative, educational activities. During this Halloween-themed Tot School experience we: Played with Pumpkin Pie Playdough and Halloween-themed cookie cutters. Unwrapped foil to find small pumpkins and … [Read more…]

Tot School: Under the Sea

A playful ocean tot school from Mama's Playground.

I was super inspired by Twodaloo’s Blog and decided to create an Under the Sea Tot School experience for Rhett and Maeve. Maeve got right into the lagoon, but Rhett was scared of the slimy noodles.   Indoor Play 1.  We read non-fiction books about ocean creatures. 2.  We collected shells. 3.  We fed toy fish to … [Read more…]