Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gelatin Cakes – Part 1

Gelatin- fun as Jello, but WAY more fun as a sensory experience. I first heard of doing gelatin cakes and pipettes in a philosophy of education class in college, a good ten years ago in a video on Bev Bos. … Continue reading

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Getting a handle on apple prints.

I’ll admit, I’m a little frustrated with apple printing.  The kids (well, these two-and-a-half-year-olds) don’t seem to find it any more interesting than printing with something cheaper, like stamps we already have. The main problem is that their hands (tiny … Continue reading

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Yet another sensory bottle. This one is yellow.

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Still another sensory bottle post.

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Another sensory bottle post

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Sensory Bottles

As a toddler teacher, one of my favorite inexpensive toys to make is the sensory bottle: a plastic bottle (usually from water, Voss is my favorite brand, based on bottle shapes) filled an interesting material. They come in two varieties: … Continue reading

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The Peekaboo Curtain

We had an unused, velcro-backed curtain.  I added a strip of velcro to the shelf, and ta-daaaaa! A peekaboo curtain! this one was right by the changing table, which was very handy when a child who wasn’t getting changed needed … Continue reading

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