The Day The Crayons Came Home

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Squeaker and I recently had the opportunity to participate with a team of bloggers to promote the new book The Day The Crayons Came Home. I had read the Day the Crayons Quit before and I had intended to use it our tot school and home preschool at some point. So to have the opportunity to use the new book and do a few informal lessons on colors was definitely welcomed. The point, to me, of doing Tot School during the summer is to get Squeaker used to “lessons” and learning time. As she gets older, of course, we’ll move to more formal lessons and longer time periods. But, for now, these simple activities are a great way to get both of used to it.

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Just Another Mom received complimentary items to facilitate this post. All text is mine alone.

Squeaker has colored with crayons before and while I’ve contemplated buying triangle shaped crayons to help develop her grasp, she did fairly okay with the crayons that were provided with our activity kit. We also received a few items to have a book party with some friends though since her closest cousin in age is about an hour or so away, I think we’ll have our party with the closest stuffed animals that we can find.

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I did hand over hand with her for the maze… and we actually worked backwards, so she wouldn’t get too frustrated with it. After, of course, she just wanted to scribble on the paper.

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Squeaker was more interested in using the red crayon than the other colors provided so I let her go to town with it. Instead of connecting the dots though, we counted numbers.

I’ll have an actual book review in Squeaker’s book corner later this week 🙂 Squeaker enjoyed being able to color and I’m really looking forward to using this book (and it’s companion) when we start covering colors in our Tot School and home preschool.

I may try some of the other activities with Sweet B, so we’ll see how that goes!

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Kori

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Kori is a late diagnosed neurodivergent mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, and coach; Kori shares neurodivergent life in a neurotypical world while helping others to do the same. As an empath, HSP, and highly intuitive individual, Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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