Toddler School: January and February


CRAFT
Monday
PAINT
Tuesday
READ
Wednesday
GO
Thursday
FIND
Friday
THE OCEAN
Skills: Q, 17, yes and no

Make a jellyfish out of a paper plate.
Paint a crab picture using your handprints. Read books on the ocean, look for the letter Q.  More Q activities here. Go to the aquarium. Look for 17 different creatures.
Create an ocean sensory bin. Quiz your kiddo on colors.  Say YES or NO.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Skills: R, 18, loud and quiet

Make a carrot out of tissue paper.
Make stamps out of fruit and vegetables. Read books on food, look for the letter R.  More R activities here. Talk about being LOUD and QUIET in the library. Go to the farmer’s market. 
DINOSAURS
Skills: S, 19, big and little

Make a dinosaur bone picture out of noodles.
Paint handprint dinosaurs. Read books on dinosaurs, look for the letter S.  More S activities here. Go see dinosaur bones at a science museum. Compare BIG and LITTLE dinosaurs.
Theme: The Jungle
Skills: T, 20, happy and sad

Make a snake out of paper links.

Paint a jungle scene. Read books on  the jungle, look for the letter T.  Look for HAPPY and SAD characters. More T activities here. Go to the zoo and see jungle animals. Look for 20 different animals.
THE FOREST
Skills: U, light and dark

Make trees out of sticks from a nature walk. 
Paint an acorn picture and decorate with sprinkles! Read books on the forest, look for the letter U.  More U activities here. Go to the park and look for critters in the trees. Get there when it's LIGHT and leave when it's DARK.
VALENTINE'S DAY
Skills: V, open and close

Decorate a heart with buttons.
Paint a heart with q-tips. Read books on love, look for the letter V.Practice OPENING and CLOSING your books. More V activities here. Go on a date with Mommy and Daddy!
JOBS
Skills: W, deep and shallow

Make career puzzles.



Paint a group of firefighters. Wash your hands in DEEP and SHALLOW water. Read books on community jobs, look for the letter W.  More W activities here. Take a tour of the fire department.
CHORES
Skills: X, lost and found

Practice a morning routine together.

Read books on helping, look for the letter X.  More X activities here. Go to the store and buy a toy broom, duster, etc and help mommy with the chores.  
Pick a few chores to have your toddler do on their own. Look for items that are LOST so they can be FOUND.

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