When we bought this house I was really excited about being able to store our materials someplace central to the home's floor plan. Our last learning space was at the far end of our previous home and was accessible only through the master bedroom. That was a good thing when they were little. It made it easier to isolate working with choking hazards to times that I was sure to be supervising. Now that they are older we are enjoying using the materials whenever the urge strikes.
My husband and I heard some odd noises from downstairs at about 6 a.m. Sunday morning. When my husband crept down to investigate he found this:
Here are some other glimpses of our "work" this weekend:
Playing with the new dump truck...
Kal-El with all of his "reading things" assembled...
Constructive Triangles, box one (homemade):
As is often the case when we reconstruct "practical life" experiences to put them "on the shelf" the boys were never particularly interested in the scissors exercises I put together for them. However, give them a real job that needs cutting and they cannot be stopped. Here Kal-El is cutting out his own cards to make a subject/predicate reading game:
Me Too thinks he is "helping too" but he only has my printer mishaps because Kal-El wouldn't trust him with the real thing.
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