Category: Blog

  • Sensory Play With Farm Animals

    Today we set out on a new learning adventure. The activity…sensory play. The theme… On the Farm I am SO excited about this theme and even more excited to share all of the toddler activities ( 2 week’s worth!) that go along with it! For now though, let’s focus on this sensory play with farm […]

  • Body and Movement Activities for Toddlers

    This past week was so rainy and cold here in Germany. That, combined with an active toddler, meant that I needed some fun activities that would get us moving, but would be appropriate for indoors. Well, I didn’t have to think too hard to come up with the theme, “Body and Movement”. At 19 months […]

  • Fruit Faces and Pancake People

    The easiest way to incorporate learning is to do it with what [almost] every kid loves…food! For this week’s theme, “Body and Movement”, Nathan and I first enjoyed an afternoon snack of fruit faces. Although my 19 month old was more interested in eating the pieces than identifying them, I think this is still a […]

  • Create-a-Kid

    To implement this week’s theme “Body and Movement”, I didn’t have to look very far to find teaching materials. My son and I both have body parts, and they move, so that is what we used. I did, however, think it would be beneficial (and fun) to make a mini version of my son so […]

  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

    Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

    As part of our weekly theme, “Body and Movement”, I had to incorporate this popular nursery rhyme. This song is so catchy and so appropriate for teaching little ones to identify parts of the body. I love that when sung with the motions, this song is so engaging for me and my toddler. It’s a […]