Category Archives: pinterest

Gelatin Cakes Part 2

Finishing up post on gelatin cake play, started  in Gelatin Cakes Part 1. This is the same play session using plain gelatin, pipettes, straws, and popsicle sticks.  We started using the popsicle sticks because the kids asked for them, and … Continue reading

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Toddler activities on pinterest

A few posts are in process, but here are some of my favorite baby/toddler pinterest boards. I also like the board for teaching strategies, which goes up to pre-k and publishes the curriculum we use at work: … Continue reading

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Welcome to our Toddler Room!

In today’s post, a bunch of great ideas from my toddler teaching team. The hugely popular children’s book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is a rollicking alphabet rhyme, and our toddlers are crazy for it.  (It tells the story of mischievous little alphabet letters … Continue reading

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Doll Detangler

I’ve seen this trick on Pinterest–posts claiming that you can untangle doll hair with fabric softener. Just mix fabric softener with water, spray it in, and comb it right through. It made sense, but it seemed a little too easy. … Continue reading

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