R was 15 months old at the time of this activity
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss – R enjoyed sitting in my lap and listening to, “The Carrot Seed”. Whether you consider this book about faith, determination, or perseverance, it’s a wonderful read!
1. Painting Pots
Painting on different surfaces is fun! Today R painted a clay pot. I was impressed by her ability to hold the pot in one hand and paint it at the same time with the other. Since we used non-toxic washable Crayola paints (my daughter still has a tendency to put things in her mouth) for the pot, the paint didn’t show up very well. If you want the colours to be really bright, I suggest using acrylic paints.
a. Once the paint dries, use a black permanent marker to add details. I added details on R’s pot.