Tot-School

Tot-School Children of the World

Tot-School Children of the World

The boys are learning about Children of the World this month.  My tot is now 2 and a half years old.  T will be learning about different countries with books, tot-tubs, songs, crafts, games, and of course a globe. Children of the World Book List Children Around the World by Donata Montanari Rhymes Round the World by Kay Chorao It’s a Small World One Golden Sun by Renee Tawa Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney Magnets Flag Atlas by Graham...

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Tot-School Dinosaurs

Tot-School Dinosaurs

For tot-school this month we had fun learning with dinosaurs.  Through hands on science and art we discovered that dinosaurs hatch from eggs and that all we have left from dinosaurs are their bones and fossils.  We reviewed colors, read lots of books, learned the letters in T’s name, and made a fun dino lunch. Dinosaur Book List Dinosaur Roar by Paul & Hanrietta Stickland Dinosaur Colors by Paul & Hanrietta Stickland Dinosaur...

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Tot-School Fall Fun

Tot-School Fall Fun

For Tot-School this month we had a Fall Fun theme.  We had fun with Candy Corn, Pumpkins, Leaves, Apples and more.  T loved this unit because he got to be outside a lot and explore the season of fall for the first time. Book List Let it Fall by Maryann Cocca-Leffler We Love Fall by Diane Muldrow Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell Fall Harvest Bringing in Food by Martha E. W. Rustad Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills Pumpkin...

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Tot-School Ponds

Tot-School Ponds

T had fun learning about the pond with lots of science projects, snacks, art projects, books, sorting, games, and make believe.  He learned about many types of pond animals which is fun for him because on our walking route we pass by the neighbors pond. Ponds Book List Life in a Pond by Allan Fowler Little Quack by Lauren Thompson Turtle Splash! By Cathryn Falwell Have You Seen My Duckling? By Nancy Tafuri Little White Duck by Joan Paley Jo...

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Tot-School Oceans

Tot-School Oceans

We decided to have some ocean fun since we are planning a trip to the Pacific Coast this summer for my brother’s wedding.  T didn’t like how loud the ocean was, but enjoyed playing in the sand.  We had fun with sea creatures, crafts, and snacks. Ocean Book List Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae Fish Eyes by Lois Ehlert Baby Donald’s Day at the Beach by The Walt Disney Company Oscar Otter’s Colors by Maurice...

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Tot-School Summer Fun

Tot-School Summer Fun

This summer the boys wanted to have some fun with some summertime activities.  T enjoyed swimming fun, playing T-ball, eating ice cream, exploring water balloons, making crafts and special snacks too. Summer Fun Book List Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Mark Meyers You Are My Sunshine by Caroline Jayne Church Swim! by Marilyn Brigham Emily’s Balloon by Komako Sakai Yummy Ice Cream by Emma Quay Bubble Trouble by Mary Packard Maisy Makes...

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Tot-School Colors

Tot-School Colors

T still doesn’t know all of his colors so we decided to have a fun tot-school month with colors.  We did tons of fun tot activities.  We did a lot of color matching and did some fun activities with the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. Colors Book List Red by Patricia M. Stockland Yellow by Patricia M. Stockland Blue by Patricia M. Stockland Green by Patricia M. Stockland Purple by Patricia M....

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Tot-School Goodnight Moon

Tot-School Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon is T’s favorite book right now.  We had lots of fun with painting, food, puzzles, books, crafts, and games.  I love it when we have a unit study that both boys can participate in.  They both had too much fun with this one. Goodnight Moon Book List Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown My World by Margaret Wise Brown Goodnight Moon 123 by Margaret Wise Brown Goodnight Moon ABC by Margaret Wise Brown Twinkle, Twinkle,...

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