So I have started relieving as a kindergarten teacher for an agency this week and went to some interesting day cares and government kindergartens. I had forgotten about the feeling you get everyday of sand in the shoes……socks……toes…….. floor……..fingernails….. hair…..bra…undies. Seriously everywhere but yesterday I realized I had forgotten this feeling and It made me feel like I was having a good day and I … Continue reading Sand in my shoes…
Have you ever wondered what to do with all those baby food jars? Why not make a rainbow for the window sill? That’s what we did. It looks so eye catching every morning when the sun shines through the window. You can use these small jars or collect bigger jars for a bigger window/window sill. Here are some jars I made with the children at … Continue reading Rainbow Jars
Over the last few days (with Haylee’s help) I have been making these test tubes into sensory resources for her daughter Kaiah (7 months). The sensory tubes are from a confectionery shop called Happy Lab and gourmet jellybeans came inside them, sooo yum! By collecting things around the house I was able to fill these test tubes up with colourful and eye catching things to … Continue reading Sensory Test Tubes for Babies
Today we were cleaning out the back yard when the spontaneous water play happened by cleaning out the shell, which turned into filling it up and both Tyson and Jett playing in it. Water play has so many benefits to help children develop their skills. Children develop: Large and fine muscle control Hand eye co-ordination Heightens an awareness of the senses Promotes exploration of … Continue reading Water Play is fun for children and dogs!