I’ve just been starting some color matching and sorting games with my daughter, and we made this project together. All you need is some paint, an egg carton and a collection of buttons.
First, we got all our paint gear on, and we painted the egg cartons.
We each had our own carton. I tried to make mine the colors of the rainbow, but the purple didn’t quite work out.:)
When the paint is dry, get out the buttons. I started off by handing her buttons one by one and telling her their color. Then I asked her to put it in the right color slot. Sometimes she got it, and sometimes she didn’t.:)
After a while, I just let her dig through the buttons and mound them in the slots. There was a ton of cool shapes that we were able to look at.
It’s definitely something that we’ll play with over and over again.
On a completely different note, can anyone help me? We’re working on potty training, and she knows what the potty is. She tells us when she goes potty…after the fact. Or as it’s running down her leg. But we can’t seem to get her to understand that she needs to go potty in the potty. I think once she does it once or twice, she’ll have it. How do we make that connection for her? What did you do with massive success??