Week 14: Tissue box – in and out

3 May

 

 

Here is the last catch up post before I can post this week’s activity.

For the past few weeks Princess Peanut has been obsessed with ‘in’ and ‘out’, and more recently, ‘on’ and ‘off’. So I thought it was prime time to do this activity!

The inspiration comes from Making boys men.
IMG_7171

 

So here is Princess Peanut – no explanation or modelling needed her. There were blocks…there was a box…of course the blocks have to go in the box!!

IMG_7174

She had such great fun putting the blocks in with such confidence she could do it with her eyes closed, well her back turned at least!

 
IMG_7175

 

This automatically turned into building a tower of her very own for the first time! ❤ how exciting and wonderful to watch her concentrate and see how the blocks fit together.IMG_7178You can see the tower isn’t straight, but she was experimenting and learning all at the same time! She only needed a little bit of help from Teacher Mumma to help hold the tower still every so often.

Summary/ Verdict: A nice easy to prepare activity (once I remembered to save the tissue box) and CHEAP! Princess Peanut automatically knew what to do!

Extensions/ Adaptions: Princess Peanut has made adaptions all of her very own by experimenting what will fit in the box. So many things that could be used – pom poms, lids, small balls, Little People (or similar figurines), small animal figurines, wooden blocks, cars….the list could go on forever! 😉 An easy activity for language development or following directions. Easily done by labeling what you are doing (‘in’, ‘out’), colour recognition, please/ thank you, asking for items “May I please have the…”, etc. So much from such a simple activity!

 

Advertisements

3 Responses to “Week 14: Tissue box – in and out”

  1. James May 3, 2013 at 11:32 pm #

    Awesome work Mumma! Great pictures.

  2. sb May 25, 2013 at 9:10 pm #

    Is that a rug or a foam mat? Where is it from? Love it! And nice idea on the tissue box- will give it a go 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Papercrafts with Andrea

Stampin' Up!® Independent Demonstrator

Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up!® Demonstrator

come & share my journey with inks, stamps and paper!

Stampin' Up! with Andrea Independent Demonstrator

Stampin' Up! with Andrea Independent Demonstrator

Bellini Hints, Tips and Links

Money saving ideas and my favourite things to eat!

Princess Peanut and Teacher Mumma

52 weeks of Projects from Pinterest

Philisapher

Give me timbre, give me tremor, give me trouble

%d bloggers like this: