My Life of Travels and Adventures: Tot School - Car & Truck Theme

Tot School - Car & Truck Theme

29 January 2014


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Two weekends ago, we went on our first family vacation.  We headed loaded up the car and drove around Lake Erie to Detroit, Mi.  I planned this weekend trip to the Detroit Auto Show for Neil as part of his birthday present.  So, Reid and I spent the week before talking all things cars &trucks.   With a two year old, this is pretty much everyday too. 
Again, I kept our Sensory Bin simple.  

For the Tot Trays:
Supplies: Car shaped cutout (Thanks to Neil), Paint and Paint Brushes
Supplies: Fabric and Matchbox Cars
Supplies: Little People Cars, Trucks, Planes and Trains Book
These little people books are great.  Reid loves it when I ask him to find the truck, the car, the plane, etc on each page.  Such an easy idea for a scavenger hunt too. 
Apparently, roads around here do not need lines and when they do Reid likes to drive on the line not in between.  Who knew?
Supplies: Roadways from previous Tot Tray and Matchbox Cars
Reid's favorite part of the cars are the wheels so stamping some black circles and calling them wheels was a big hit. 
I pretty much have each of these books memorizes.  Beep, beep, beep!

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10 comments :

  1. Cute trays! Pinned from the Toddler & Preschool Moms Pinning Party at Teaching Mama!

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  2. These are so fun! I love the idea of trays for independent activities!

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  3. I love these! Especially that "Build a Car" one. Very clever!

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  4. What a fun group of trays. My son is about to turn 2 and he would love this. He loves his dump truck and cars.
    I would love for you to stop by and share on my recently revived Toddler Ideas Tuesday linky. I will be featuring 2-3 posts every week, linking back to the original post.
    I hope to see you at Tots and Me.
    http://totsandme.blogspot.com/2014/01/toddler-ideas-tuesday-january-28th-2014.html
    Have a great evening.

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  5. What fun ideas! My 3 year old son loves cars and trucks. These are wonderful ideas for entertaining him while we homeschool!

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  6. Love these ideas! My 2 year old will get a kick out of them! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. These are fantastic ideas! Thanks for sharing. My 15 month old loves trucks and wheels right now, so these will be great. Thanks again!

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  8. I like the race track idea, my non craft/arty son would love that one.

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  9. Love it! Definitely pinning to our vehicle board!

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