The toddlers are developing their large muscles both indoors and outside in a variety of ways.
Our toddlers are very interested in the world around us. Every day we collect natural materials to explore. We have now filled our sensory table with the natural materials collected outside.
Reading and Writing
Our toddlers are practicing cutting with scissors to support small muscle development.
Thank you to Jessica and Harper for bringing a variety of gourds into our classroom for exploration.
The toddlers are exploring the gourds in a variety of ways: observing, sketching, lifting, comparing, and moving them around.
Our toddlers are busy creating art using paint and a variety of other materials including their bodies! Such fun and such amazing art work!
Our toddlers are busy exploring the world through their senses, and enjoy touching and exploring a variety of materials with their hands. The teachers gave the children cornstarch, water and liquid color to make oobleck. The children mix the ingredients together and use tools to fill,measure and dump the oobleck.
The children are using playdough with shells , combining natural materials into their exploration. The children also use the materials as a prop to extend their dramatic play, cooking with sand.
All of these experiences support children’s language, social. motor development.
The toddlers are busy learning abut themselves and each other, noticing similarities and differences.
Our toddler friends have been busy building with Magnet tiles both individually and with friends.
The Toddlers are enjoying spending time at the park and our front yard.
Our toddlers are beginning to form relationships with friends and teachers. Joyful.
Our first day of the new school year, while there were tears there were also lots of love, hugs and smiles.
Our toddler friends enjoy exploring a variety of sensory materials using their hands and tools.
The toddlers are using magnifying glasses to observe insects to sketch.
Our toddlers spend a lot of time taking care of the babies in our classroom: feeding, hugging, changing and loving!
To extend the children’s interest in insects, they made salt dough to use to sculpt their own insects.
The toddlers enjoy and explore in a variety of ways at the park: Gross motor, language, problem solving, experimenting, wondering, social skills, dramatic play and much more.
The toddlers took their interest in painting and ramps to the front yard -exploring drip painting on a larger scale.
The toddlers are busy throughout the day exploring a variety of materials and activities.
Sorting and Lining Up
Cutting/Gluing and Taping