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Monday, May 23, 2011

What’s in the Tub ~ Pond Life

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Next month in June, our theme at Totally Tots is Ponds.  Here are some ideas for you to use in a sensory tub with your little one to explore the theme up close and personal.   

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What’s in the Tub?: 

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We used the lily pads for the frogs and turtles to relax on.

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Aiden used the small net to catch the pond critters and letter tiles.

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Then we match the critters to the pond life matching cards and spelled out the words with the letter tiles.

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We also worked on counting the number of frogs, turtles and insects.

What’s in the Tub? is a feature that focuses on fun sensory tub ideas to go along with the monthly theme at Totally Tots.   Click here to see past sensory tub ideas.

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6 comments:

Misty said...

 Saw the link on Confessions of a homeschooler site offering her giveaway today. I think this is an awesome idea even if my smallest one is on to the preschool and preK4 stuff. Keep up the great work. It is greatly appreciated. ~ misty@family4god.com

Andrea said...

I did a pond one last month you can check it out here:
http://jadaroo.blogspot.com/2011/03/end-of-march-first-of-april-sensory-bin.html
Great job love how you added the fish net!  off to check out your list:)
~Jada Roo Can Do~

Mrsjthomas5 said...

Do you have instructions for the water lillies? And for the rice you use hand sanitizer? Wow! How much does it take?

Bytesofmemory said...

Cindy you amaze me every time you make one of these!! Love it!

Jolanthe said...

 Here's the directions for the wet felting: http://gironlife.blogspot.com/2011/05/wet-felting.html

Sorry!! My bad for not linking it!!

Kristy Northcutt said...

What are the instructions for making colored rice?  I do better with a "recipe"!

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