All teachers have wishlists, so when it was suggested that I post some of my colleagues’ (and not just my own), I jumped at the chance. It’s not just an opportunity to peek into the needs of each classroom, but it’s a fun way to learn about awesome new materials.
Check out Jenny’s wishlist. She’s got a rambunctious group of toddlers just ready for a multitude of activities. Jenny’s list provides a glimpse into the daily life of a two-year old at MSO.
~~All wishlist items are linked through the images~~
These giant inkpads are sometimes used for little hands and feet. I’ve seen it!
Sand is always a big hit!
If you’ve never seen a baby playing with a baby…well, it’s just about the cutest thing ever.
Liquid watercolors are a very forgiving medium. These would be fun to try.
Enough crayons for the entire year!
I love this activity–and it’s not just for toddlers. I have something similar in my room. The students love using the little spray bottle to polish the leaves until they shine.
Flower arranging is a pretty classic Montessori Practical Life activity. I love this little set-up, complete with apron and doily. Time to get fancy!
Trays! Montessori teachers always, always, always need trays!
Jenny says that most things from Montessori Services are on her wishlist and I second that! Their showroom is in Northern California and I love visiting. So, I’m doing Jenny the favor of adding a Montessori Services gift certificate to her wishlist: