Sunday, May 16, 2010

Tot School~ Letter F

~Smiley is currently 28 months old~
Tot School
ABCs...
This week, we covered the letter F. We read many books about fish, frogs, and fox.

We did a letter F worksheet, where Smiley colored all the items that begin with the letter F.
Smiley really likes the rainbow fish books, so I wanted to focus many of our F activities on the books by Marcus Pfister.

Smiley colored a couple of rainbow fish pictures that I found on the web...



For our foam letter activity, I really wanted to incorporate our rainbow fish theme. I cut out a letter F, a tail, three fins, a head and a mouth.

and lots of scales...

Smiley then glued the scales on the letter F and we attached fins, tail, head and mouth. In the end, we colored some of the scales with a glittery silver glue to make it look like the rainbow fish :) Smiley loved this craft, especially gluing on the scales and decorating the fish with the glittery glue...


If you don't add scales and make the F in a different color from the tail, fins and head, the letter F will stand out much better. Smiley already knows the alphabet though, so I didn't worry too much about the F not standing out as much...


The Attached Mama's Alphabet Craft CollectionI just added my rainbow fish craft idea to the Ultimate Alphabet Craft Collection. Check it out for some other cool alphabet crafts :)

Colors and Shapes...
Smiley is really into worksheets right now. He colored many pictures in different colors...

He found and colored all the circles on this sheet...

We matched colors with this game...

And worked on a mix/match puzzle...

Gross Motor...
I sometimes forget to mention on here that Smiley is a very active little boy who needs lots and lots of physical activity ;)
We do lots of movement activities at home...

and we go to the park at least once a day, if not twice...

Smiley is starting to get the hang of his tricycle. Pedalling is still a bit tricky for him though...


This boy LOVES the swing...


He does really well with the horses now. Climbing on and off on his own and bouncing by himself.

And he spends much time just RUNNING.... (he really only nows one speed, and it's running)

Teeny Tiny Tot School...
The tiny tot LOVES the swing as well :)

and going on the slide with daddy and her big brother...
and hanging out with mommy...

She started to really enjoy touch and feel books as well...

11 comments:

  1. Awww the foam fish came out so cute!

    And wow is baby getting big.

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  2. I love the foam fish. Too cute :)

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  3. Your foam fish is adorable! :)

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  4. Love the F fish, Im going to have to remember that one for when I start introducing the alphabet to my little one!

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  5. Your foam fish is THE most adorable letter craft I've ever seen! I am in *LOVE* with it!

    Great week :)

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  6. Like the rest of the commenter(s)... FABULOUS F for fish!

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  7. The foam fish is wonderful! My little one also likes the Rainbow Fish.

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  8. Awesome week! Your foam fish is so cool, I love it!! Now I want to go back to letter F lol. Great job!

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  9. Hey girl ~ can you email me when you get a minute? :)

    Jolanthe

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  10. Alright, that Letter F craft is FANTASTIC!

    Would you be interested in linking it to the Ultimate Alphabet Craft Collection?

    We would love to have this and any other alphabet crafts you have added.

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  11. Cathy, I saw your Ultimate Alphabet Craft collection this weekend and absolutely LOVE it! Linking up to it is actually on top of my blogging to do list :)

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