Spying Coloured Birds


R was 17 months old at the time of this activity


Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – We’ve practiced this song many times in the past, so R is familiar with this one! She’s now learning to sing some of the words to twinkle twinkle little star. She sings the, “up above the” part and sings it “uppa bubba” :). I love how she knows to change words into “songs” by extending them as she sings.


1. Under the Stars

IMG_9575I have no idea why, but R absolutely loves cardboard boxes.  She can spend forever in a box laughing, playing and exploring.  For recreating the experience of camping under the stars, I poked some holes in a cardboard box and we looked at the how the light was shining through the holes.  As R poked at the holes in the cardboard box, we sang twinkle twinkle little star together.

Extension Activities:
a. Explore the concept of translucent, transparent and opaque materials with your child.

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