I made Mrs. Sayuri a portable felt board like this one. We have been working on making all of the elements for the story book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. We’ve almost got it all done. It’s been fun retelling the story ourselves using our felt pieces.
I’ve also made Mrs. Sayuri a snowman with accesories to play with.
Now she and her very good friend, Bear, can play side by side – each with their own felt board. Hurrah.
Mrs. Sayuri was given this adorable, vibrant colored crayon roll from her Auntie H. It’s great for travel because it rolls up very compact and fits right in my purse. Mrs. Sayuri is also modeling a new outfit that Gramma D gave her. I love her in headbands, even though they usually don’t last long […]
I learned how to make these from my mom who learned from her mom. My grandparents hosted luaus when my mom was a child and she and my aunt would help make these. Supplies needed: Crepe paper in rolls (or in folded sheets cut into 2 inch strips) Needle and Thread (I measured about 2 […]
This activity was inspired by this post. It was very easy because it didn’t require very many supplies at all – just a flat piece of styrofoam, colored toothpicks and markers. Mrs. Sayuri already knows her shapes and colors well, but she just loves playing with large quantities of itty-bitty things. So you can just […]
As I sat with Mr.Happy Feet on the couch Mrs. Sayuri came up and started doing something near his little ear. This dialogue followed: Mrs. Sayuri: I’m pretending his ear is a cup mama. <makes sipping noises right in his ear> Me: He might not like that too much… Mrs. Sayuri: <as she looks inside […]