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A person's a PERSON no matter how small... -Dr. Seuss

I am a little pencil in the hand of God who is sending a love letter to the world. - Mother Teresa

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Tuesday and Thursday Tot School Week 6

 What's in our workbox this week?

First, Scarlett chose to make a reindeer-- we made triangles and then glued on wiggly eyes  a red nose (for Scarlett's and a black nose for mine)-- this was decided upon by Scarlett who told me there can only be one reindeer with a red nose- OF COURSE!  We cut a brown pipe cleaner in half and wrapped it around the top of the triangle for antlers!  Next Scarlett wants to hang them on the tree.

I found this cute game on Make Learning Fun- I really like some of the things I have found there! :)

 So Scarlett rolled the dice... I love these dice!  They are rubber and enormous- great for counting games (I got them a long time ago... probably at some type of dollar store but I honestly don't remember!) And while she counted and added M&M's to Santa's beard.... guess who climbed up on another chair and helped herself to a few M&M's....
This was quite a treat for Miss Lily- she has never had those before.... I think I have created another Choco"holic" in the family... uh oh!

Next Scarlett finished a letter that she had been working on for her 2nd cousin, who she had SOOO much fun playing with during Thanksgiving- they have been sending cards and letters (or in Scarlett's case pictures) back and forth to each other.  Pretty cute!
Next, Scarlett did a tree matching game- I love this game! I laminated it and cut them out then we placed the big trees in cups and she had to match the trees correctly- some of the patterns where a little similar and she had some trouble but ended up doing them correctly and was soooo proud of herself! :)


Scarlett LOVES to stamp!

 AND  Paint with Watercolors! This was some type of reindeer?  :)  Love her little pieces of art!

We also matched nativity scenes this week- she had to match the colors- which really was too easy for her but still good practice and while she did that little Miss Lily played with the alphabet magnet game!

 Finally, we worked on our letter for the past 2 weeks- letter C!  Scarlett wrote the letter C in shaving cream which she loves to do- I don't mind it either because.....

after a messy day of TOT SCHOOL--- it cleans the table up just great and leaves everything smelling clean!   (This is Scarlett helping me clean up the table!)

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Liz @ Sugarplum Creations said...

Wow, you have had a busy week! I love the idea of using shaving cream for fun AND clean up!!! The M&M/Santa game looks like such fun {love your little Lily sneaking a few, so cute!!!}

Thanks so much for linking up! It's great to "meet" you :)

An Almost Unschooling Mom said...

The craft stick reindeer really turned out cute.

Flying Giggles and Lollipops said...

So much fun! Thanks for the great ideas, I am going to do a few with my daughter this week!

Our Little Family said...

What a great week!! I love the reindeer popsicle stick ornaments. I've been wanting to make some with Maddie. Hopefully this week! :)

Oh, and we LOVE Making Learning Fun! It is such a treasure chest of ideas, printables and activities. It's my number one site when I need ideas!

jd6405 said...

What a fun week! I love the idea of using the m&ms on the magnet page! I have been looking for an alternative to the magnets as I do not have any and the m&ms are PERFECT!! Thank you!

Susan said...

I created a chocoholic too! My little one knows chocolate chips are associated with our number mats and is always telling me she wants to do numbers!

Lindsay said...

What a great week! I love the nativity scene matching game!

SmallWorld at Home said...

Soooo cute! What a great bunch of activities!

Raising a Happy Child said...

You have a lot of great ideas and happy upcoming birthday! My daughter wanted a Diego party, she is totally not a Princess girl.

Jen said...

Lots of fun and learning going on over at your house! Your blog is so festive. Stopped over from Blue Eyed Blessings!

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