Tot School Gathering Place Week 96

Welcome to Tot School™ Gathering Place! Gather together here, gather ideas from other blogs, share your own ideas on your own blog. Browse around at the other posts linked up, leave a few comments if you have time, and be sure to check back to see if your blog was featured!

Each week we will feature photo{s} and ideas from blogs who link up. Remember, provide a link back to Tot School Gathering Place within your post that you link up, so you can be considered for the feature!

Tot School Gathering Place Week 96

My oldest son reminded me today that Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away! Wow – that time is going to fly! If you have any posts centering on Thanksgiving make sure to link them up to Tot School Gathering Place to share with other Mamas who are looking to teach their Tots about holiday and thankfulness! Feel free to link up old posts this week with a Tot School Thanksgiving Theme so we can feature your ideas!

Mama Janelle from Faith Like a Mustard Seed shares with us her theme for the month of November! Check out what her Tot will be learning about over the next few weeks. It might just be the thing for your Tot, too!

Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm Shelves

Are you looking to introduce a little Thanksgiving theme into your Tots day? Take a look at Welcome to Mommyhood and see some of the fun activities Mama Yuliya put together for her Tot.

Welcome to Mommyhood


See ideas by ages below!

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Add your current Tot School post and any Thanksgiving Tot School posts or ideas!  Be sure to link back to us to be considered for the feature!

You Can Read Sight Words ~ Unit 7

You Can Read continues to be a fun part of our homeschool Kindergarten.  Along with adding these new words, we also reviewed the previous words from unit one, unit two, unit 3, unit 4, unit 5, and unit 6. You can see how we store ALL of our You Can Read stuff here.

You Can Read Sight Words Unit 7

Here’s a post sharing You Can Read Unit 7 with Krash when he did it!  See all of Krash’s Kindergarten posts here.

We took two weeks to complete this unit, and I was very laid back with what we did each day. Some days she only did one YCR activity, also there are some I didn’t get photos of. My goal is that before we wrap up the unit, she know the words.  That’s how I decide when to end the unit.

Day One

Making her words using the little ledge on her shelf.

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Reading her easy reader to Sweenie.

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Connecting words to make shapes.

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Day Two

She enjoys taping together her word puzzles…

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Color by number sight word, with stickers.

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Day Three

Stamping words!

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We played BINGO, with Spielgaben pieces.

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Day Four

Using stickers to find words on the funny font page.

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Day Five

Stickers again for her Color by number sight word!

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Finding her words in the word search…

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She LOVES to play memory with the color y number word cards {we use K’s old set too}.

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Day 6

She used green to circle words from this week, and orange to circle any other words she remembered from previous weeks!  Then we read them together, she reads circled words, I read un-circled words.

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Her favorite ~ roll and read using Education Cubes printables! This week she adjusted it to KICK and read! Here’s a video of us playing kick and read

 

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Download the FREE printables for You Can Read Unit 7 here

Purchase the You Can Read Bundle here {get access to the bonus items}

See our You Can Read YouTube playlist here

See our post featuring Unit 1, unit 2, unit 3, unit 4, 1-4 review, unit 5 and unit 6!

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Want to know my thoughts on teaching my kids to read

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Tot School Gathering Place ~ Week 95

Welcome to Tot School™ Gathering Place! Gather together here, gather ideas from other blogs, share your own ideas on your own blog. Browse around at the other posts linked up, leave a few comments if you have time, and be sure to check back to see if your blog was featured!

Each week we will feature photo{s} and ideas from blogs who link up. Remember, provide a link back to Tot School Gathering Place within your post that you link up, so you can be considered for the feature!

Tot School Gathering Place Week 95

WOW! It’s hard to believe there are only two more months left in the year! The month of Thanksgiving is upon us! Do you do anything special with your Tot or kids to place special focus on giving thanks? Don’t forget to share your ideas with us here at Tot School Gathering Place! You may inspire another mom and Tot!

Even though Halloween was two days ago, maybe you can save this post for next year to use with your Tot! Take a look at all the fun Munchkin had with her Mama over at Adventures in Tot Schooling. There are so many activities – one is sure to please and encourage your Tot to discover something new!

Adventures in Tot Schooling (1)

 

Mama Sillysparkles from Sillysparkles Sensory Play also had a number of entertaining activities that centered on the Halloween theme! Check out her blog and see if any of them will work with your Tot!

Sillysparkles Sensory Play

 

Sometimes the simplest activities are the most enjoyed by our Tots! Head on over to Kate’s Great Crafts to see the enjoyable activities that Mama Katherine put together to help her Tot learn his shapes and numbers!

Kate's Great Crafts

 


See ideas by ages below!

Tiny-Tot-School-Ideas-for-Ages-9-12- Tot-School-Ideas-Ages-12-18-Months62[1] Tot-School-Ideas-Ages-18-24-Months62


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Do you have your FREE

Where to Begin with Tot School eBook?

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See the Tot School webpage here!


Are you NEW or have never been featured? Read this!

Basics: write a specific post about what you did with your tot, link up the permalink from your post, link back to Tot School within that post, put your tot’s age in months in ( ) like this: (43 months).

Playful Learning with Spielgaben ~ October 2014

Playful Learning with Spielgaben is our monthly post sharing Spielgaben in action!  If you missed the introduction to this series, you can see it here and also see links to our past posts.. We were given the Spielgaben set to review and are honored to have them as a blog sponsor.  I will be sharing once a month a detailed post featuring Spielgaben.  You can also see my Learning with Ladybug posts to see what my daughter has done with this learning set!

Playful Learning with Spielgaben October 2014



Lessons We Enjoyed

This month we finished up our work with Set 8 and began our work with Set 9. I took small screen shots of the manual for you so you can see how the lessons are laid out.  They are very easy to follow and help me so much. I keep the user guide on my iPad and we use it for the lessons.  She likes that she can enlarge each step if needed to see exactly how something was built. it’s a nice bonus to a PDF digitally instead of printed!

We worked on Lesson 8-2 My Body Bones.

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Before we began the lesson, I got out a floor puzzle we have and we talked about our skeleton together for awhile.

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This was great to lead into the building of the skeleton with Spielgaben pieces!  She loved it!

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We also completed Lesson 8-3 Building a Spider Web.

Spielgaben 8-3

This was such a fun lesson for my bug-loving girl!

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We started our lessons with set 8, beginning with Lesson 9-2, Today’s Weather.

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First, we brainstormed different types of weather and then got busy building them together.

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Once building was done, I made labels for her to add some print awareness.

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She then asked if she could tell me a story about the creations!!  Sure honey, go right ahead!

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Mommy Inspired Play

She loved this one, mostly because she loves pumpkins!  I dug out many yellow shapes and put them in the bucket.  I built a pumpkin and as soon as she saw it, she began her own creations!

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Tot School Gathering Place Week 94

Welcome to Tot School™ Gathering Place! Gather together here, gather ideas from other blogs, share your own ideas on your own blog. Browse around at the other posts linked up, leave a few comments if you have time, and be sure to check back to see if your blog was featured!

Each week we will feature photo{s} and ideas from blogs who link up. Remember, provide a link back to Tot School Gathering Place within your post that you link up, so you can be considered for the feature!

Tot School Gathering Place Week 94

The final weekend of October is upon us! Time to gear up for the holidays! Be sure to post your fabulous ideas and activities that you accomplish with your Tots and maybe inspire another Mama!

Does your Tot love cats and dogs? Head on over to Cutting Tiny Bites and check out the fun activities and ideas that Mama Ellen put together for her Tot Maggie.

Cutting Tiny Bites

Do you need some simple activity ideas to keep your Tot busy and learning while working with an older child? Take a look at Mama Amy’s post over at Wildflower Ramblings to see if any of the activities Tot May performed will work for your Tot!

Wildflower Ramblings

Is your Tot learning her shapes? Check out Mama Kimberly’s blog post at Natural Beach Living to see if any of her ideas for her Tot might inspire your Tot!

Natural Beach Living


Tot School on Pinterest

Remember to visit our Pinterest board hosting our featured blogs each week! Be sure to follow the board and re-pin ideas you like, it’s a great way to support each other!

Love Tot Trays™? Check out our Tot Trays for Tot School Pinterest Board!

Using Tot School Printables?  Visit ourTot School Printables Pinterest Board. If you are using Tot School Printables and blogging about it, email me with a link to one of your posts and your Pinterest link so you can pin to this group board!

Our Tot School Ideas Board is filled with ideas from all around the web, maybe even some of yours!

See ideas by ages below!

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Are you NEW or have never been featured? Read this!

Basics: write a specific post about what you did with your tot, link up the permalink from your post, link back to Tot School within that post, put your tot’s age in months in ( ) like this: (43 months).