Fun with Snow

This weather is driving me crazy, but making the kids extremely happy.  Although the snow will not stop falling the temperatures are to cold to let the kids go out and play.  Well, instead of waiting until the temperature change I brought the snow indoors.  I wanted to share my little ones hour of play time in the snow.  I had no idea she would fall in love with this idea.  She enjoyed it so much she would not let anyone play with her. The beginning of our snow adventure.  Look how white and clean the snow looks, but not…

Dramatic Play to Encourage Language

I am working with my toddler on developing speech. After speaking with other moms and my toddlers doctor I decided to switch up how we play in the afternoons, to see if it would improve her speech. One of the activities we do in the afternoon is dramatic play. My toddler really enjoys pretending, so I decided we would communicate more during this time and I would introduce other activities related to the dramatic play theme for that day. We chose a day at the grocery store. I like to start out by reading books that are related to our…