Fall Leaves Sensory Bin

Fall is the perfect time to play with leaves, whether they are real or fake. This year, we started with a simple leaf bin and have used it for a variety of activities. I've shared how to set up this bin below. Materials: Leaves (real or fake) Bin Small rakes Woodland...

Milk Jug Snowfall

Sometimes ordinary household materials inspire you to create an activity for your busy little toddler on a cold winter day. I recently saw an activity on the Instagram of New Trick Kids that I wanted to try. It involved q-tips and a funnel. So,...

Mess Free Fall Painting

This activity provides children with the opportunity to paint and create without all of the mess. This activity is perfect for babies and toddlers that are in the phase of “put everything into the mouth.” It’s also a great activity to first introduce the concept of...

Totschool Beginnings

This is the story of why we started totschool and what led us to abandon it for a different approach to toddler learning.