Creepy Crawlies

In A Bug's Life

for Toddlers

Today we will enter the beautiful world of caterpillars and snails and learn fun facts about them.

Session Preparation

1. Intro Video

2. Expert Talk:  The Importance of unstructured and imaginative play in the early years

3. Let’s Get Started:​ ​Yoga inspired by butterfly movements was never so much fun!

4. Learning is Fun:  Let’s mould shells for snails using our favourite playdough colours
5. Creative Expression and More: Do you know the story of Little Miss Muffet?

 

  • I attempted to hum the tunes of the songs/rhymes
  • I attempted to babble and pronounce ‘caterpillar’ and ‘butterfly.’
  • I attempted to roll the playdough into a spiral shape.​
How to use this?

This is a development tracker that will help you identify your child’s skill and level of competency. You may want to revisit the KLAY @Home sessions if you think your child needs more time to hone the skills addressed in the sessions.

During Mealtime: Meal and snack times are important times of the day when the entire family can come together and bond. You can use this time to talk about the day, your favourite games food or books. 

You can also offer choices whenever you can to initiate conversation, like “Would you like apple or pear slices?” or “what should we make for dinner /lunch?”​

During the Day: Toddlers love bugs. And what makes it even more exciting is that they are so accessible. No matter where you live, there are always bugs you can find around you. You can talk to your children about how ants are attracted to sweets, how spiders spin a web, how a grasshopper walks with its hind legs, and how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. You can also show your child pictures of bugs or read to them about it.

Objectives of the week

Today we will enter the beautiful world of caterpillars and snails and learn fun facts about them.

Sessions of the week

Tue, May 12Exploring Bees and Spiders​
Thurs, May 14 Creepy Crawlies
Fri, May 15It's Storytime Today

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