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Forest Friends

Well, I think I’ve finally run out of animals after this! Too bad though; they are so easy and fun! I should have thought to do forest animals sooner; little man’s nursery is moose themed! Mathematic/Cognitive Skills: Have you ever read the book, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt? It is the perfect book for… Read More Forest Friends

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Oh say, can you sea!

This week was probably little man’s favorite! It combined his two favorite things, water and baby shark! If you do not know who baby shark is, you will soon find out! I played the baby shark song for little man when he was about two months old, and it was an instant hit! Mathematic/Cognitive Skills:… Read More Oh say, can you sea!

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Let’s go to the zoo!

This theme was a lot of fun because we have a ton of zoo themed items! Language/Literacy: Little Man’s Recommendations: Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle… Read More Let’s go to the zoo!

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E, I, E, I, O!

Farm and domestic animals are such an easy and fun theme! Babies and toddlers learn a lot of these animals very quickly because they almost all make sounds that can be replicated! Language/Literacy: Little Man’s Recommendations: Old MacDonald by Jill Ackerman Click Clack Moo by Doreen Cronin or any of her other books Mouse Mess… Read More E, I, E, I, O!

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Little man, Weatherman!

There is no better time to explore weather than Spring! Here in Pennsylvania we can experience all four seasons during spring! I love doing weather activities because it is a new experience every day! So of course, the obvious activity for this week is to go outside whenever possible and experience the weather and nature… Read More Little man, Weatherman!

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Newborn Playtime

My little man slept pretty well at the beginning of his life, but around six weeks, he developed reflux, and this left him awake a lot more during the day. He was no longer a good sleeper, and definitely did not sleep the “normal” amount of hours that newborns typically get. It was at this… Read More Newborn Playtime

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Plentiful Plants!

  With Earth Day occurring in spring, plants was an obvious topic choice, and when little man is older I can add in recycling! Language/Literacy: Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert Plants (My First Bilingual Book) by Milet Publishing The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein The Tiny Seed by… Read More Plentiful Plants!

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Creepy, Crawly Critters!

Insects are always a great topic for Spring because all the rain makes the creepy, crawlies come out! Language/Literacy: Little Man’s Recommendations Itsy Bitsy Spider by Sarah Ward The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle Bug Hunt by Salina Yoon Hello Bugs by Smriti Prasadam Halls Mathematics/Cognitive Skills:… Read More Creepy, Crawly Critters!

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Hippity, Hoppity, Easter’s on its way!

So when I wrote this post, Easter was a week away. Now – two months later – I am finally posting it! Haha! Oh well! I figured I might as well post it, since it was already written! Language/Literacy: Little Man’s Recommendations: Pat the Bunny books by Golden Books Clifford’s Happy Easter by Norman Bridwell… Read More Hippity, Hoppity, Easter’s on its way!