Sunday, September 6, 2009
Tot School Aug 31-Sept. 4
We didn't do a letter this week, but our theme was centered around camping. It's been too hot here to go camping for real (at least for me) so I thought we'd "camp" in the family room this week. First we made Smore's Galore. The recipe can be found here. (The actual recipe came from my sister-in-law's sister-in-law.)
Then we set up a fort/tent made of chairs and blankets. M&M set up a bed in there and we had a lantern for light.
We had a campfire....
and pretended to roast marshmallows over it. I found the idea for these on familycorner.com.
M&M's little furry friends joined us in our tent.
I hope to go camping for real in the next month or so when it cools down. It's more fun to camp when there's a slight chill out than sweating up a storm in a hot tent.
The rest of the week she played with her Melissa and Doug alphabet magnetic board.
She pulled the stamps out of the closet. I tried to teach her to remember to wipe off the stamp after she uses it.
This was a new one. I think I got these stencils at the dollar store or $1 section at Target. M&M really liked to color in the openings with a pencil. I think these would make a great activity bag. I hope to put togther some activity bags here pretty soon.
Then just some classic watercoloring. I had forgotten about our watercolors because I always just pull out the crayola washable paints. She likes the water colors because it involves water!
Not a lot of stuff accomplished, but we had a lot of fun "camping!"
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