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Things That Go! - Older Toddler

Posted by [email protected] on April 28, 2022 at 4:10 PM

Transportation

We introduced the theme with various Transportation vehicles by having the children walk up to the Word Wall and point to a vehicle, name it and how it moves. We asked the children "How do you get to school?" to hear their different responses in Transportation.

Art

The children made a paper plate car by coloring it and gluing on various car parts, painted w/ match box cars by rolling across paper and, Traffic light by gluing on red, yellow and green circles to paper to make own light and Koosh ring painting on blue paper and added boats

Math

The children practiced color matching with small colored vehicle counters and matching paper and number trucks with roads on table top to practice following lines/directions.

Motor development

We used various size plastic coins with containers with lids with slits to work fingers to get the coins in and drop, Zooming cars w/makers attached to the cars to make lines/marks pictures on paper by moving cars in various directions, The children matched and problem-solved with vehicle puzzles as they figured out where the pieces fit, and Vehicle felt lacing with shoes strings to practice eye-hand coordination/lacing by manipulating hands/fingers.

Boat Experiment

Pear float boat- Will the boat sink or float?

Block area

Added various vehicles with cones

Sensory Bin

Construction trucks, beans and rocks

During group time, Miss Diana asked the children "If you had a Big Blue boat, where would you go"? the children's responses were written down and will be posted in parent corner for you to see.

Categories: OLDER TODDLER ROOM