Thursday, 5 July 2012

Kids Co-op Link Up (#16 for me)




 

Its that time of the week - Kids Co-op. Please link up your favourite kid based posts and stop by some of the others that catch your eye. Here is what I will be linking up this week.
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Mudpies
(Goblin is 32 months) 
Goblin has been doing a lot of imaginary play recently. To add to his play experience and include a bit of Montessori practical life I decided to set up a kitchen in the garden. I bought some plastic jars and filled them with sand, gravel and compost - its good motor skill practice undoing the lids and pouring the contents. 
I also set out a big bowl, wooden spoon, mechanical egg beater and a jug of water. Goblin loved pouring all the ingredients into the big bowl and mixing them up. 
In fact this game was such a hit that the next day I added some old espresso cups, and a pestel and mortar. Goblin declared that he was making soup. 
And he even offered me a cup - mmm Yummy!

And now to the linky



I'm sharing this with 
Montessori Monday 
I Can Teach My Child

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for hosting!! Boys and mud just go together, my boys would live in the mud if I would let them :) Have a wonderful weekend!!

    Nicole
    Mama Of Many Blessings

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  2. I love the egg beater! That's something I need to add to our tools to choose from!

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  3. I love outdoor activities ... and what a fun way to work on practical life skills! Thanks for linking up with Montessori Monday. I featured your post at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page and pinned it to my Outdoor Classroom Pinterest Board at http://pinterest.com/debchitwood/outdoor-classroom/

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  4. In addition to Monday Kid Corner, this week's theme is MUD. Brush off those archives and link them up at thejennyevolution.com. See you there! Jennifer

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  5. Where did you find the egg beater with the handle on the side like that ?

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    1. BubblySoup its just a regular one from Amazon (UK). They have lots if you type in egg beater.

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