Singing with Counting
Singing & counting - The children introduce themselves and then sang the Alphabet and try to count.. They're distracted by being in the play yard..lol We can focus for a bit but not long when we are 2 1/2 half. *-*
Humpty Dumpty with 2 1/2 year olds.
The monly topic is working with Rhymes and Poems here are two that we have learned this month, Jack and Jill, & Humpty Dumpty.
This little boy came to Teaching Tots Daycare in January 2012 with the concern from the parents that he can not talk, after only 8 months at 2 years old he picked up the Alphabet and there sounds with in no time and was talking full sentences. Here he is reading the book of colours by telling me all his letters that he recently learned at Teaching Tots.
Working with Numbers
Numbers - Strengthening their dexterity with their fine motor skills at 2 1/2 years old.
The Tots and I just finished reading the book the Wheels on the Bus.
Working with Letters
Working with letters in an interactive way.
Working with puzzles at the learning table.
Counting by 1, 2, and 10s
Children learning to count by 1s, 2s, and 10s on a Blackboard.
Helping tots learn fundamentals with puzzles.
Left & Right
Counting out the fingers on a puzzle with learning Left to right.
These tots are all starting school in the new year and there is 10 months left before they start. They have developed their fine motor skills and dexterity with printing.
Three Finger Pinch
Tots do amazing work with Working with the Alphabet on Worksheets with using the three finger pinch.