Monday, May 4, 2009

Tot School 2

"The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Tot School created a lot of excitement last week. The boys were anxious to see what I had been cutting out and coloring. Envelopes are a favorite "toy" in our house. They were amazed that I had made an envelope! So when you combine Tot Time and envelopes you are asking for FUN!

We started by organizing Unifix Cubes from smallest to tallest. Then, the boys worked on sorting dinosaurs and apples from smallest to largest. Now, please don't think that I created these cool dinosaurs and apples. They were compliments of a great website called If time allowed we would have found household objects and sorted them, too. But Grandma arrived with Starbucks, so Tot Time ended ended in our Coffee Time tradition!


Anonymous said...

We will have to try a similar activity with the unifix cubes! I need to move them beyond free play to counting, comparing, ordering, and patterning. Thanks for the inspiration!