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Learning About Space - Young Toddler

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on January 7, 2021 at 1:10 PM

For art the children made rockets by gluing on foam pieces and foil, moon- by stamping with koosh rings with blue paint on paper plates, Sun- painting with orange paint inside of baggies, Earth- sponge painting with blue paint on green paper circles and tomorrow the children will make a space wreath by painting with black paint and adding space stickers.


For math this week, the children explored with ABC peg boards and pegs for counting with teacher help, colored cones and ring bracelets to stack and count, sorting colored bubble blocks by color and count with teacher and tomorrow the children will explore with planets/solar system match cards while the teacher names the planets and helps the children match the cards.

Fine Motor

The children had glow stars on blue paper and chalk to make marks on the paper to follow the stars, Styrofoam blocks and straws to practice pushing them down into the blocks to strengthen fingers and hands and grip, Blue and green bingo dabbers to practice grip and eye-hand coordination, blue and green playdough with straws to make them stand up by pushing down into the playdough, and tomorrow the children will practice using tongs by squeezing and opening to pick up foil balls and put then into the buckets.


Good Night Moon, Stars and Roaring Rocket

Tomorrow the children will make Moon sand and explore the texture on their own trays(Flour and baby


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