Activity Roundup · Tot Play

Solar System Theme Play

I’ve added a new feature to the blog and have become an Amazon affiliate! Please note: This post contains affiliate links to Amazon products and I may receive a small commission for providing links to these products. Space is probably my favorite theme for tot school! It was really fun with Calvin this year because… Continue reading Solar System Theme Play

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Activity Roundup · Tot Play

Construction Theme Week

A couple of weeks ago I brought home a new set of construction vehicle toys for Calvin and he was totally into them. I had been in kind of a rut with planning Tot School themes, so I decided to run with his newfound interest. Here are some fun construction-ish themed activities we did! When we… Continue reading Construction Theme Week

Activity Roundup · Holiday Activities · Tot Play

Rainbow Week

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! For St. Patrick’s Day and for the beginning of spring, I decided to do a week of rainbow themed play! I remember two years  ago when I was trying so hard to help Calvin learn his colors and I was feeling frustrated because it was like they just weren’t sticking for… Continue reading Rainbow Week

Activity Roundup · Sensory Play · Tot Play

Exploring our 5 Senses

Before I get started writing about our 5 senses activities, I want to take a sec to clarify what I mean when I say “Tot School.” The name “Tot School” was coined by homeschool mom and blogger, Carisa, from the website 1+1+1=1. Here’s Carisa’s quick definition of Tot School: “Tot School isn’t really school at all,… Continue reading Exploring our 5 Senses

Activity Roundup · Holiday Activities · Tot Play

6 Ways to Play with Conversation Hearts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! We got our cards mailed out to C & H’s grandparents yesterday. Hope they arrive in time!! This year I was being really stingy about spending money on Valentines toys or craft supplies. So I bought two bags of conversation hearts for $1 each, and I set out… Continue reading 6 Ways to Play with Conversation Hearts

Activity Roundup · Holiday Activities · Tot Play

Toddler Play for Valentine’s Day

I loooove Valentine’s Day! I pink-puffy-heart Valentine’s Day! And I love the excuse to put together pink and red and sparkly crafts and activities for Calvin and Henry! With V-day two weeks away, James pulled out our box of Valentine odds and ends leftover from our activities last year, and I went through pics of those activities to… Continue reading Toddler Play for Valentine’s Day

Activity Roundup · Tot Play

Snow Day Tot Play

The forecast around here shows a “Wintry Mix” headed our way starting tonight! Snow, sleet, and freezing drizzle into the weekend. If we were talking about blended iced coffee drinks, all those words might sound appealing… but around here people kind of panic and batten down the hatches at the first mention of impending ice.… Continue reading Snow Day Tot Play