Entries by pca

Express Yourself!

Observe Famous Artists and Art Styles! This month we are exploring classical artists and art styles through pictures, books, and fun hands-on activities. We are creating art as a personal response to our feelings conjured by viewing art, and are expressing these feelings through a variety of mediums on the art easel. After exploring the history, process, […]

Cooking Experiment

Conduct Cooking Experiments with Assistance  This month we are exploring the concept of cooking as a science and sensory experiment! By exploring ingredients, the smell and flavors produced when mixing them, as well as molding and kneading components such as dough, we are incorporating rich experiences in science, fine motor skills, and sensory play. Cooking activities also build […]

Baby Drooling at 2 Months? Here’s What to Know!

Your precious baby is growing so fast—it seems as though s/he changes overnight! Throughout all these changes, you may be concerned about some of them, especially if you are a first-time parent. For example, is your baby drooling at two months? In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about your drooling […]

Castle Building

It’s Time to Build a Castle! It’s time to pull out the different blocks you may have at home and use your child’s creativity and critical thinking to build a castle.  Allow your child to use their creativity to make a castle and then add different items to make their imagination come to life.  Building […]

Bubble Wrap Painting

Artwork with a POP! We have been learning about the properties of bubbles.  Spend time outside blowing bubbles and trying to catch them.  You can either do bubble wrap painting at a table inside or on the sidewalk outside.  Spread out a piece of bubble wrap on the table with different colors of washable paint.  […]

Learning At Home For 1-2 Year Olds Pt. 11

Fine Motor Activity: Pipe Cleaner Loops Supplies: Pipe Cleaners, Fruit Loops or Cereal and Your Imagination! Directions: Have your child string the desired amount of fruit loops on the pipe cleaner. Take this time to discuss colors, patterns and what you are making! Bend the pipe cleaner into fun shapes! Skills Learned: Explore creating texture […]

Royalty Hopscotch

Let’s Get Hopping! We have been exploring the world of fairy tales so let’s enjoy some sunshine and use our gross motor skills to play Royalty Hopscotch.  Use sidewalk chalk to draw a hopscotch design for the children.  Draw pictures of different things the children have seen in fairy tales.  Take turns counting and hopping […]

Salt Water Eggs

It’s Time for an “Eggsperiment!” Grab a couple of eggs and let’s get started!  You will need a permanent marker, at least two eggs, 1 cup of table salt, water, clear plastic cups, and spoons.  Mix ¼ cup of salt with one cup of water.  Then pour into one of the clear plastic cups.  In […]

Fairy Tale Plants

Jack and the Beanstalk Bean Planting Take some time exploring the world of Fairy Tales.  Read Jack and the Beanstalk with your child.  If you do not have the book at home there are many options for Jack and the Beanstalk read aloud online.  After reading the book plant your three beans in a planter […]

7 Nutrition Books for Kids to Teach Healthy Habits

Do you have a picky eater? Does your child prefer junk food over vegetables? Is it a struggle to get your kids to eat healthy foods? You are not alone! Many parents have a hard time getting their kids to enjoy healthy foods. However, we’re here to tell you it isn’t impossible! One tip to […]