I am a DIYer and love to turn any "trash" into learning tools and toys. Here are a few of my favorite that are perfect to get ready for your year next year.
See the directions here.
You can also get a literacy freebie to go along with it here.
Young children love the "Five Little Monkeys Jumping On the Bed"! Make a manipulative to use in dramatic play, retelling, math, and so much more! All you need is felt, finger puppets, a clementine container, and hot glue. See the directions here.here.
Don't feel limited by the old lady! You can create any animal or creature to feed and your kids will LOVE it!! Try penguins, robots, turkeys, or even just add a magnet to a stuffed animal. You can see a round up of my favorite DIY math manipulatives here.
anchor chart stand.
directions for a small sensory table and have a link to the directions for the larger one that inspired me.
If you have an idea for an amazing DIY project but aren't sure how to create it, be sure to let me know. Need a fun manipulative for your favorite song or book, send me a line and I will do my best to come up with something. I love to tackle all the challenges!
Until next month,