Clothespin fit

Activity:

Clothespin fit

Materials:

Empty Egg Carton

Clothespin

Scissors

Description:

Turn the egg carton upside down and push small holes into the bottom of each section. Place clothespins in the holes and let the toddler take them out and put them back in. Color clothespins to help encourage patterns!

Vocabulary:

Push

Pull

Punch

Match

Colors

Pinch
Fit

Open

Close

Clothespin

Mailbox

Activity:

Mailbox

Materials:

Shoebox with lid

Scissors

Unopened junk mail

Description:

Cut a slit in the top of a shoebox. You can decorate the shoebox before starting by coloring it blue to look like a real mailbox! Help your toddler to sort mail into colors or sizes and place within shoebox. Deliver the mail to family members around the house!

Vocabulary:

Big

Small

Colors

Fit

Slide

Match

In

Out

Send

Deliver

Match the Lid

Activity:

Match the Lid

Materials:

Bottles

Containers

Lids

Description:

Save all your bottles and lids! Your toddler will have fun matching the lids to the bottles, putting the lids on, taking them off, and starting all over again. This activity could potentially be used outside on a water table.

Vocabulary:

Big

Small

Turn

Twist

Pop

Fit

Bottle

Lid

Clear

Color

Touch Tops

Activity:

Touch Tops

Materials:

Sandpaper

Fabric

Carpet

Cotton Balls

Sponge

Metal Lids (Juice Can Lid)

Glue

Magnet

Blindfold

Description:

Cut out the various materials into round shape that will fit on the lid. Glue magnets on the back of the lids and place them on the refrigerator or on a cookie sheet. For older children this can be used as a matching activity with a blindfold.

Vocabulary:

Bumpy

Coarse

Fluffy

Fuzzy

Glassy

Gritty

Hard

Lumpy

Rough

Sandy

Slick

Smooth

Soft

Spongy

Feel

Touch

Match

Velcro Heroes

Materials:
Shims
Characters
Figurines
Glue Gun

Description:
Glue Velcro onto Shim or flat piece of wood (You could also look for adhesive Velcro). Glue bottom of character or figuring and place on other side of wood. Let the glue dry! On a separate piece of wood attach opposite Velcro so that characters can stand up!

Vocabulary:
Figure
Stand
Sit
Stick
On
Off
Rip
Move
Run
Walk
Sleep
Jump