This week was a week of jellyfish and jeeps! John is now 32 months old.
Every week, I put out six tot trays out for my son and I try to be intentional with activities that correlate with each of the four Montessori learning categories: Language, Sensory, Mathematics, Practical Life. Our Tot Trays are out on our shelf all week. I’ll take one out intentionally for us to play together, but he can also play wiht them at any time.
A Melissa & Doug lacing fish.
Matching Teddy bear counters to the Jellyfish number cards 1 through 5. 1:1 correspondence. He really got the hang of this this week! So proud of him :)
Lauri capital letter stackers with pegs.
He loved these from last week’s Ii theme: Some awesome instrument shadow matching from Memorizing the Moments.
And matching flowers to their stems. I made this simple activity as a busy bag.
I made this schedule to organize our Tot School time, according to the Montessori principles: Language, Mathematics, Sensory, and Practical Life.
You can read my post about it and download the free Tot School Planning Form here.
Bible verse of the week:
I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God,
in the God of my salvation. Habakkuk 3:18
We use the ABC bible verse songs from Songs for Saplings. These songs are so catchy, beautiful, not “children’s music annoying,” and I find myself singing and learning and memorizing the bible verses along with John. Carisa at 1plus1plus1equals1 has made coordinating ABC Bible Verses posters which have really helped with his memorization as well.
Letter of the week: Jj
Tracing left to right in a straight line!
Matching the jellyfish with their shadows.
Stamping J (and cows) onto his Jellyfish.
I presented the color cards like this last week and John loved it. I cut them out and put them on his tray with the corresponding colored crayon. He loved it again this week! We have these Crayola triangular crayons which I love and are worth the couple extra cents : )
Book of the week:
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw
We love this goofy book about five sheep who are all riding in their jeep! We got out some of our jeep toys and worked with the simple Jeep pages that I made — you can get them here.
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