Open and Shut – 1.1 – Add A Little Posted on August 8, 2023September 8, 2023 by S. J. Little Add A Little – 1 Year Old Curriculum – Unit 1 Open and Shut Vocabulary: Open, Shut, Hiding, Lid Disclaimer: All activities require adult supervision and discretion. Read more… Let’s Wiggle Big Box Hide and Seek Supplies: One or two of your child’s favourite toys One cardboard box big enough for your child’s favourite toy to fit in Or (even better) one cardboard box big enough for your child to hide in Prep: Consider making the box easier for your child to open and close. To do this, remove two of the flaps from the opening leaving only the largest two flaps. Place your child’s favourite toy in the box. Time to Play: Open the box just enough for your child to see that their toy is hiding inside, then encourage them to open it and retrieve their toy. Laugh with your child while making the toy say, “Boo!” Place another toy in the box for your child to find. Or If you have a big box, encourage your child to crawl into the box and pop out saying, “Boo!” Let’s Explore Lids and Containers Supplies: Various non-breakable containers and lids. Consider recyclable items such as: Yogurt container with lid Cream cheese container with lid Grated parmesan cheese container with lid Box with lid Cookie tin with lid Tips: The lids don’t have to be the originals. Rather look for something that is easy to place on top of the container without becoming stuck. Beware of lids that are small enough to be choking hazards. Prep: Place various containers with matching lids on the ground. Time to Play: Sit down with your child and show them which lids go with which containers. Encourage them to try. Let’s Sing Open and Shut Them Let’s Read Where’s Spot Eric Hill Buy it on Amazon.com Buy it on Amazon.ca (These are affiliate links meaning I earn a small commission when you make a purchase at no expense to you.) Let’s Sing a Christian Song He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Words and Actions for He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) You may also like: Post navigation ← Cool DownLife-Giving Water? → Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *You may use these HTML tags and attributes:<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name * Email * Website Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.