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    Circular Sensory Bin Cover Tutorial

    Sensory bins are a great way to give your child access to sand play, water play, and other fun materials, but leaving bins like this open all day long is an invitation for sandstorms and puddles to invade the room. Let’s make a circular sensory bin cover this week on Toddler Town! I’ve made several of these covers for my daycare in a variety of prints: Elmo, Thomas the Train, and Care Bears. I found these prints for $4/m at Fabricland. Cute stuff at quite a bargain price! What you need: sensory bin fabric (approx 105″ or 2.6m if you don’t want any seams in the overhanging piece. You can…

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    Toddler Achievement Award Display

    This is a quick and easy achievement award display that you can use in your toddler or preschool classroom, or you can adapt it for your own child. Supplies: one piece of black construction paper for each child one sheet of coloured construction  paper for each child’s name one sheet of construction paper in each colour you’d like to use for your circle badges white washable paint alphabet stencil scissors pen 2″ circle paper punch or a cup to trace masking tape or wall-safe adhesive On each piece of paper, have a child press their painted hands onto the black paper. Clean them up, and let their masterpiece dry. Using…