Childcare

Make a Parachute Toy

Parachute Toy Supplies Needed: Small Silk or Light Fabric for ‘parachute’ Four even pieces of yarn or strong thread Small toy figure with flexible arms and legs (we especially enjoyed using this dollhouse boy because each limb moves freely and the arms and feet were perfect for attaching our strings to – you could alternatively …

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Little Felted Chicks

The other day Brianna came home from her Waldorf Kindergarten with this sweet little basket and felted chick. I just knew I had to make little chicks with my daycare children so that’s how we celebrated Easter together this year.The children LOVED rolling the soapy wet wool into balls…even the littlest hands helped…Brianna’s teacher told …

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Five Little Easter Rabbits

Five little Easter rabbits Hold up five fingers Sitting by the door, One hopped away, and then there were four. Bend down one finger. Hop, hop, hop, hop, Clap on each hop. See how they run! Hop, hop, hop, hop, Clap on each hop They think it is great fun! Four little Easter rabbits Hold …

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Homemade Stockmar Fingerpaints

So you may wonder what types of things I do instead of sorting through my dirty laundry. 🙂 Today at Little Acorn Playgarden we made our own Stockmar Fingerpaints. Using a simple homemade fingerpaint recipe we added beautiful Stockmar watercolor paint to achieve the colors we wanted. Here’s a helpful hint… do not tell your …

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