Category: Toddlers

  • Making Friends – September 16-18, 2019

    One interesting element about welcoming new toddlers into our room along side our veterans are the social interactions and dynamics that are created. These past few weeks while we have been getting to know our new toddlers and forming relationships with them, our toddlers have been doing the same with each other. This week we…

  • New Week, New Discoveries Sept. 12, 2019

    We are continuing to observe the children’s play  to get an idea of their likes and dislikes. So far we have noticed a love for holed containers when it comes to water play. They love watching the water stream out and some try to catch it with their hands. We thought  next week we could…

  • New Friends, New Ideas – September 3-4, 2019

    Last week we had the privilege of welcoming some new friends into our classroom, but it also meant saying goodbye to our old toddlers. This week Gill and I welcomed in  some more friends and with them some new ideas and concepts to explore. Our toddlers have begun to take a keen interest in ramps…

  • New Beginnings Aug. 29, 2019

    It is a time of year when older toddlers are moving up to the junior room and new children our joining our toddler family. We as educators, are supporting their brave transition into our learning environment. This is a time to support their well being and build strong trusting relationships with each and every child.…

  • Getting Creative – August 20-21, 2019

    Out of all the different textures and substances we’ve introduced our toddlers to, there hasn’t been as much of a phenomenon as there is with puffy glue. The toddlers find the combination of glue with shaving cream and food colouring to be such an exciting experience. Some of the toddlers like the mixing process where…

  • Grocery Shopping! Aug. 14, 2019

    The children’s interest in grocery shopping continues and we are supporting this interest based on how they  are using the materials. If  you recall the first time we set the grocery store up, the children were eager to actually eat the items inside the boxes and were disappointed to discover that they were empty. This…