Month: October 2019

  • Big Fans – October 25-31, 2019

    The toddlers have become quite curious about air. What started out as using an bicycle pump to push feathers has scaffolded into exploring fans and what they can do. We started off using cardboard as a makeshift fan to move feathers and rose petals. Then we introduced the big fan. The toddlers were filled with…

  • The Competent and Capable Child Oct. 23, 2019

    Brieanne and I noticed the amazing capabilities of the children this week.  Here are some examples of the children demonstrating all their amazing competencies. We witnessed the children initiating their own simple group games like Ring around the Rosie and their own made up active song and actions. It’s amazing to see how they have…

  • Tunnels and Tents – October 15-16, 2019

    Since last week we have been exploring the use of poster tubes as make shift tunnels. The toddlers have been discovering new items to put down the tunnels and what will fit and come out the end side. Gill and I have been sticking tunnels in different locations around the room and aligning them different…

  • New Week, New Discoveries! Oct 9, 2019

    So many new interests and discoveries  this week! The children have taken an interest the scooters. The love pulling each other on them and working together to pull it around the playground. These activities strengthen peer connection and relationships which in turn fosters social skills. The toddlers love simple group games like  ring around the…

  • Just Sandy – Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2019

    The toddlers have been busy this week, exploring new concepts and making new discoveries. One consistent interest the toddlers have been digging into has been sand play. We introduced wet sand to them recently and have continued to offer it. But Gill and I were curious about how the experience would change depending on how…