Snow Themed Tot School Lesson Plan

This post contains affiliate links. Some activities require direct supervision due to small pieces. This week is Emma’s first week of Tot School! I’m so excited to start this journey with her. I shared about it earlier this week in my Back to Tot School post but, if you missed it, Tot School is just … Read more

The Return Of Tot School Lesson Plans

Over a decade ago, back when my tweens were toddlers, I did “tot school” with them. The idea came from Carisa¬†who coined the term for the idea of intentionally exposing young children to early learning skills through fun play at home. She always had so many great ideas and I also believe that children learn … Read more

Reusing Items For Learning Fun

I talked last month about Unilever and their commitment to donating meals to those in need. I found out that this was just a part of their sustainable living plan. They are also working on improving health and well-being, enhancing livelihoods, and reducing environmental impact. They are working towards a goal of 100% renewable energy. … Read more

Tot School: Turkeys

MONDAY: Craft- Potato Print Turkey Song- Did You Ever See A Turkey? Activity- Turkey Baster Painting TUESDAY: Craft- Hand and Footprint Turkey Song- Five Little Turkeys Activity- Pumpkin Turkey WEDNESDAY: Craft- Fingerprint Turkeys Song- Six Little Turkeys Activity- Make Banana Gobble Pancakes THURSDAY: Craft- Coffee Filter Turkeys Song- Turkey On The Farm Activity- Gobble like … Read more

Ten Homeschool Room Setups I Love

Lately I’ve been spending hours looking at other people’s setups for their homeschool rooms. Here are ten spaces that I LOVE (click on pictures to go to the corresponding posts): ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** To find out more about Tot School you can visit 1plus1plus1equals1 and to find a … Read more

Tot School: Shapes

MONDAY (circle): Craft- Caterpillar C Song- Circle Song Activity- Play with balls Snack- Slice fruits and veggies into circles TUESDAY: Craft- Shape button collage Song- Shape Song Activity- Glue Tracing (with shapes) WEDNESDAY (square): Craft- Square Puzzle Song- The Square Song Activity- Build with blocks Snack- Graham cracker squares THURSDAY: Craft- Shape Sponge Painting (cut … Read more

Tot School: Pumpkins

MONDAY: Craft- Family Pumpkin Patch Song- The Pumpkin Song Activity- Play with pumpkin playdough TUESDAY: Craft- Paper Bag Pumpkin Song- Pumpkin, Pumpkin Activity- Carve a pumpkin WEDNESDAY: Craft- Paper plate Jack O Lantern Song- Pumpkin Song Activity- Family outing to the Pumpkin Patch THURSDAY: Craft- Paint a pumpkin Song- Five Little Pumpkins Activity- Make pumpkin … Read more