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Friday, February 24, 2012

Valentine’s Day (and Your Heart)

I posted all our tot school Vday activities before Vday, and meant to do a short after post with some updates, and show what we did with my 5yo as well….but never got around to it.  Well, better late than never, right?? 
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do-a-dot on the window, we found these cool dot window markers, and decorated our windows!  (we saw a similar idea of tracing the lines on another blog…can’t remember which, sorry).
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This was the first time the kiddos used our light table (since I made it) and they loved it, even c (15mos) was really into it!  Of course a lot of the gel clings got tore up by the littlest tot, but still fun!!
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Using Color box 2 with Z, we’ve really been working on his colors, he has a speech delay, so it’s made it difficult, but he is improving greatly!
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Some kindergarten math – graphing candy hearts, and chocolate addition.  We used a small bottle filled with water, glitter and 2 di.  He would shake it up, and then take the two numbers write them in the box and add them up.  He had small paper candies to use as counters if he needed.
You can find all the printables on my VDAY Pinterest board or on the other VDay blog post
I used this recipe for the chocolate play dough…I found that it would get dry and scaly looking quickly, so I added some EVOO to it…just a tad and worked it in, it made it much smoother and softer.
We also talked about our own HEARTS!
We listened to our hearts beat with a stethoscope, and we found and felt our pulses.
These are the books we used:

1 comment:

  1. Very cool light table. Just wanted you to know I'm voting for you! I'm also following you back on pinterest. A quick glance at your boards told me we have a lot in common. I'm a Mormon homeschool mama too - can't wait to get to know you better. (:

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