Activities at 16 Months

    That’s what’s on our shelf right now. We have also tried some pasting but I don’t think he’s ready even though he has asked for it several times. We also have a stereognostic/mystery bag and some finger puppets out. You can use the 16 months tag at the bottom Read more…

Teaching Gentleness through Practical Life

Eggs are fragile. Whether handling raw eggs, cracking them, peeling or slicing them, extra care is required to get the desired results. While this requirement might seem like a good reason to prevent children from working with eggs, it is the exact reason why children, even toddlers should work with them. Read more…

Activities at 15 Months

With the holidays and several trips during the 15th month, I did not get to take proper pictures of our shelf but here are some instagram pictures of “new” activities that were explored. More than anything, there was a lot of motion this month. A lot of walking and running. Read more…

Why Practical Life?

Yesterday, my son woke up, walked out of the room and immediately signed “hungry”. He then walked into the kitchen and pointed to his apron and signed for putting it on. I handed it to him (I need to install a lower hook), he put it on and proceeded to Read more…

A Toddler Care of Self Table

I’ve been meaning to set this up for several months but did not have a small mirror and was just generally procrastinating. Recently there has been a big surge in interest for all things care of self. He wants to dress himself, brush his hair, put some powder on and Read more…