✨ Free Play
Turn basic building blocks into an engaging pretend play building zone with construction props and tools. Search around the house for safe items you could offer such as a level, sandpaper, cloth measuring tape, construction worker costume, recycled cans, an empty toolbox, etc. You could also shop for some open-ended props to add to your collection like tools (pretend | real), signs, hard hats, cones, construction vests (full construction costume), and a toolbox (with tools | wooden). Simply arrange the items near the building zone to spark new ways to play!
Stuffed Animal Birthday
Throw a birthday party for a favorite stuffed animal! This is so fun! Create and deliver party invitations, wrap “presents” for stuffie to open, blow up a few balloons to decorate the house, bake a special treat, play a game, and don’t forget to sing happy birthday!
Then, practice the week’s nursery rhymes, poems, or songs.
🧠 Learning Activities
Choose an Animal
On a piece of copy paper, in a sketchbook, or on the provided journal page write the following prompt: What do you like to do with your family? Then, ask your child the prompt and record their response. Invite them to illustrate their response and label the picture if they provide any.