18 months -
|SPECIAL TOYS & GAMES
||Make a Cactus: Cut a cactus shape out of green paper. Help the children glue toothpicks (cut in half) all over for spines.
||Toy Wash & Swap
"Do everything without complaining and arguing."
Pages 37 - 39
Attention Getter: Tell this story while caring for dolls and putting them in a basket.
Sign Language: Barn
The Little Cowboy Song
Tune: I'm a Little Teapot
I'm a little cowboy. Here is my hat
Here are my spurs
And here are my chaps
As soon as I get up,
I work all day
I get on my horse
And ride away.
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Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:
Letters: C, D
Number: 3, 4
||Make Bandanas: Provide triangle shpes of cloth (or a cut old sheet) for the children to decorate using fabric paint.
||Lasso Game: Take turns tossing a hula hoop over a chair or a group of stuffed animals.
||Teach this Little Baby Moses in a Little Baby Basket Toddler Lesson. Choose one or more activity to do.
||Choose one or more activities from my Moses page.
||Make a Rope Collage: Dip cut pieces of clothesline in glue and glue on paper to make collages.
||Cowboy Beanbag Toss: Toss beanbags into an old boot, mining pan (pie pan), bucket, etc.
The Ballad of Little Joe
|Gallop around the room to music (perhaps William Tell Overture).
SNACKS & ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES
|Make Gold Rush Pans: Paint paper plates yellow and sprinkle with gold glitter. When the plate is dry, glue a gold nugget in the center of the plate. Label the plate with the current date and the name of the Gold Rush prospector.
|Make Bracelets and Necklaces: Twist a couple of strands of binder twine together and tie a few knots. Cut to make bracelets and Necklaces.
||Color this Moses and the Burning Bush color sheet.|