Are you my mother: Animal Parents – listening activity

Anytime we can use animals in our activities is a win in my book.  My son thoroughly enjoys playing with his animals, they usually end up in an animal wrestling match, and this activity is even appropriate for my daughter. Using The World of Eric Carle Animal Babies, book for our theme, we gathered 10 …

Sound Bites: using our ears to identify environments

This activity incorporates listening and imagination. I recently gathered a sampling of sound bites for Sonny to listen and identify. These sound bites are both familiar and unfamiliar. Using manipulatives, toys and books we discuss sound that may be heard in different locations such as a farm, the ocean and a construction site. After describing …