👫Human Organs Matching👫

A little awhile  ago Baby Moo got really sick that I had to discuss about his health and body.., with that note we started to see this wonderful Videos from YouTube (Particularly the channel named ‘kids learning tube’) was his favourite and some books relating to the same.

This led to this activity to learn and know about the, “inside of his body”.

Hence mommy made use of some simple items that is available at home and made this super fun educational activity for Baby Moo 😎

Materials Required:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Scissor
  • Felt sheets (scrap)

The Making:

  • Draw the body outline on a A4 sheet paper with the organs that you want your child to know as shown below

  • Keeping it as a model cut the shapes from the felt sheets
  • Place the paper along with the felt organs cutout’s and let your toddler do the placing of the body organs in their respective place on the sheet

Helps to learn about the exact position of where the vital organs are being placed in their body and also you can tell them about the characteristics of those organs in general 😎

This matching of the organs is super educationally important for the little ones as there is a saying “Human Body is one of the most complex entities in the whole Universe” to learn my lovelies 😍

Stay tuned!!! For more activities on ‘Complex Entity’ from the ChennaiMom 🙏🏻❤️

🏝Sorting Animal Habitat🏝

“A Venn diagram is a diagram that shows all possible logical relations between a finite (limited) collection of different sets”. 
Hence they are the perfect way to introduce problem solving activities to your little ones.Here we have used the above said concept to understand and differentiate the habitats of the Animal kingdom.
Materials Required:
  • Animal Figure Sets (sea,land)
  • Felt sheets/cardstock paper (blue,green,yellow Color)
  • Pencil
  • A4 sheet/ any normal paper
  • Scissor

The Making:

  • Draw circle using a plate(size of your choice preferably a big one) on the felt sheet(green, blue) such that the circles overlap each other as shown below to form a oval shape in the middle and cut out that oval shape from another felt sheet(yellow color)

  • Glue all the three together to form the shape of the Venn diagram as shown below

  • Place the animal toys next to the Venn diagram and invite your little one to do some sorting by explaining to them that blue indicates water/ocean and green indicates land and the yellow indicates all the things that can live both on land and water 😎

  • It was fun to know about the habitation of the animals with some math skills through the hands on way of learning 😎

[This can be made in more simpler way by just drawing the Venn diagram on a paper and let your little ones to learn and sort. But we made it using felt sheets just for durability as we can reuse as many times as we wish.. Here, it became like a play-mat for my little one]

Make this sorting activity at home and have fun learning about the animal habitats my lovelies 😍

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🥳DIY Dino Party Hats🥳

💁🏻‍♀️For Baby Moo’s Dino themed 4th Birthday we searched for dinosaurs (picture) party hats.. but we couldn’t find one.. and also nice looking party hats were too costly 10/- or 15/- or 25/- .. each.. Mommy thought of making our very own Dino party hats from the plain hats.. 😎

Materials Required:

  • Plain party hats (preferably green Color or colors of your choice) since we made green as the primary Color for his birthday we bought green ones)
  • A4 Size Color paper/ Chart paper (Color of your choice)
  • Scissor
  • Glue
  • Pencil

The Making of the Dino Hats:

  • Take green A4 size paper fold 1/3 of the paper and cut them and keep it aside Take the 1/3 green paper fold it again and draw triangles on the open side of the paper (mommy took the medium green shape as model from the 🛍DIY [Build the Dino Activity➕Birthday Favours]🦖 )

  • Cut the triangles and you will be getting the spikes as shown below Finally glue the middle part of the spikes onto the hats to make it to look like Dino spikes as shown below

Thus our very own Dino party hats were ready for the little dinos who came to wish my little Dino Baby Moo 🦖

Instead of spending much on the simple items you can make these priceless items at home with love for your little ones my lovelies 😁

I hope keeping this as an example you guys can come up with many more ideas of creativity my lovelies 😍

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🛍DIY [Build the Dino Activity➕Birthday Favours]🦖

💁🏻‍♀️For Baby Moo’s dinosaurs 🦖 themed 4th Birthday, we did a “Build a Dino Activity” which turned out great, hence made the activity into these cute little puzzle 🧩 Favors “Build the dinosaur using the shapes given” for his friends 😁

DIY Build the Dino Activity:

Materials Required:

  • Felt sheets (colors of your choice)
  • A4 sheet
  • Scissor

The Making:

  • Firstly cut shapes(1-medium square, triangle and circle; 3-long triangles, small triangles, small squares, small rectangles; 1-big semi circle) from the felt (Color of your choice)

[As we came across a bag full of cute little dinosaurs in different colors from our local fancy store, we made the above shapes from the Color that matched those little dinos]

  • Draw some shape dinos in an A4 sheet and keep aside

How to Build the Dinos:

  • Place the felt shapes and A4sheet on a flat surface and encourage your little one to build the dinos of their choice..

It will be a real treat for you, to find how your little ones will come up with so many different unique ways of making the dinos from their creativity and they won’t stop there, they will make much more such as: a car 🚙, mushroom 🍄, house 🏠, ..

And also my Baby Moo placed some circles and told us that this is my family mobile mummy.. we were like what?? 🤔 couldn’t understand.. then he brought the mobile switched it on and told us .. see I told you na this is my family mobile.. he made the “Lineage OS Logo” from the shapes given.. 🤩

Little ones have a very sharp creative brain, It’s our job to give extra attention to them by improving their abilities.

DIY Making of the Favours:

Take the A4sheet fold it in such a way that we can keep a balloon inside of it (check out the link below on how to fold it right)

?Birthday Party Favors?

[For the favor bags, Dada took the photo copy of my hard copy by adding extra items into it as shown below 😛]

Place the A4 sheet with one balloon, one Dino, shapes of same Color as that of the Dino, inside the bag and tape it at the top and we added a bow at the top side of the favour bag to make it attractive for the little ones 🥰

Thus our favours bags were made ready and given to all the lovely little dinos who came to wish my little Moo Dino 🦖

You can either make this as an activity or as a party favours for the little dinos at home and see them make/build many different appliqués from their little creative minds my lovelies😍

Stay tuned!!! For more creatively Homemade Activity cum Party Favours from the ChennaiMom❤️🙏🏻

🚒DIY Cardboard Firetruck🚒

“There is nothing that a child enjoys more, than dressing up” Baby Moo was no exception for that..

In Baby Moo’s school they kept fancy dress competition with Transportation theme either you can be the person who drives the vehicles or you can be the vehicle itself by making it using things of your choice ( cardboard, chart,..)

At first he wanted to become a truck driver but mommy wanted to make him a pilot (I think many mommies can relate to what my thought was) and after so many conversations and fights finally we came to the conclusion of he becoming a FireTruck…

Now mommy was happy and we started to build our fire truck with just a cardboard box, scissor and a cellophane tape..

  • Firstly we made the shape of the fire truck using the cardboard box and the cardboards, with the opening were Baby Moo can stand in and hold the truck
  • We covered the whole cardboard fire truck 🚒 with red paper and gave the details of how the fire truck will look like (by seeing the pic of a real fire truck from google)

but later as we were making it we needed some more Materials:

  • Cardboard (to make ladders, side windows head lights, back lights and number plate)
  • Color papers (black, silver for the windows)
  • Black, White charts (and silver paper For the wheels)
  • Paints (yellow paint for the head lights, back lights and also for the number plate; white to write the name on the number plate and on the sides of the firetruck, white paint to Color the ladder and also to give borders for the windows)

  • Popsicle sticks (to make ladder)
  • Old wires (as hose and also we glued fevibonds cap in the end of the wire to make it to look like hose pipe)
  • Cloth (a piece of a square size to keep at the back of the truck)
  • AC outlet tubes (as tools at the back of the truck)
  • Tea light (as a 🚨.. we covered it by using a part of the tea infuser)
  • Tied a suspender in the cardboard box so that he can wear it along instead of carrying it!!
  • Finally, Bell 🔔 ( we made use of the Christmas bell tied it along the suspenders inside the cardboard)

  • Thus our fire truck was ready to be driven by our Baby Moo to school 🏫

This was a very special project as it was done by three favourite people (Grandpa, dada and mommy) of Baby Moo (of course Baby Moo helped us too)

He was so eager to drive his fire truck all around the place making the siren sound 😂😍

😁[Baby Moo wanted park his Fire Truck 🚒 next to Moos Car🚗]😛

We could’ve made it more perfect if we had done it by taking measurements and all but who cares our fire truck was perfect for Baby Moo that is all we wanted!!

It was the most happiest fastest project that we made within a 2day time celebrating mommies special 🎂

And the most joyful moment was when our Fire Truck won the 2nd place in the competition 🥳

We hope you all could make this super fun project for fancy dress competition or as Halloween costume with and for your little ones my lovelies 😍

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🚦DIY Road Safety🚦

💁‍♀️There was an I – Day (Information Day) activity for Baby Moo in his school regarding do’s and don’ts on Road Safety and he was asked to bring cutout’s on the same so mommy made a simple cutout using just a white chart and some Color pencils and black sketch 😁

The following steps gave Baby Moo an opportunity to engage while making the road safety chart paper cutout with mommy 😉

  • Firstly mommy showed some pics from google to Baby Moo about road safety and road rules and made him to know briefly about what we were gonna learn about
  • Secondly we made a simple drawings with dialogues of what we saw and learnt on a chart paper using a pencil

  • Then Baby Moo helped in coloring of the chart (but mommy gave some final touch up and made it little bit prettier 😁😉🙈)

Thus our very own road safety cutout was ready to be taken to school for the I – Activity Day

Make this super simple chart and let your little ones enjoy learning about road safety through fun coloring my lovelies 😍

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↪️Before & After Number Finding↩️

A simple hands on activity to teach your little ones the concept of “what comes before and after?” An easy way to engage the little ones in number learning in a fun-to-do activity 😎

Materials Required:

  • Cardboard or thick paper
  • Pencil
  • Scale
  • Scissor
  • Marker

Procedure:

  • Cut rectangular strips of cardboard and divide it into three columns and write the numbers (of your choice) in the middle [so that the little ones can find the numbers which comes before and after the middle one and also mommy wrote numbers (11-20) on both sides of the rectangular cardboard strips]

  • Write the numbers (of your choice) on the Cardboard circles as shown below using the marker (I made use of the cardboard circles from the 🌳Apple Tree Counting🌳 activity)

  • Place the numbered cardboard circles and the numbered rectangular cardboard on a flat surface and encourage your toddler to find the missing numbers before and after of that particular middle number from each cardboard

This fun activity which develops the hand eye coordination helps the little ones to use their creative intellectual ability to find the numbers 😎

Make this simple, easy-to-do math activity at home and develop their numbering cognitive skills my lovelies 😍

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🍪Monster cookie counting🍪

Halloween is the ‘Celtic festival of Samhain’ and in Chennai it’s being celebrated bigger and better every year… but we celebrated it in our own way by making an activity combining monster + counting 😎

Items Wanted:

  • Color papers
  • Chart paper
  • Color Pencils (optional)
  • Glue
  • Scissor
  • Sketches

The Making:

  • Make some monster bookmarks from the Color papers

  • Also make cookies (shapes of your choice) using the cardstock or chart paper

[Since we dint get brown chart paper Baby Moo coloured it with brown Color pencils to make it to look like 🍪]

  • Write the numbers (1-10) inside all the monsters mouth and also draw the corresponding dots (chocolate chips) on the cookies 🍪

  • Place all the numbered monsters and the cookies on a flat surface and let your little munchkins do some monster cookie matching my lovelies

My Little Munchkin Moo played with his hungry little monsters for over an hour ➡️ hence it was a great successful game activity of the day 😎😇

This is a fun Halloween math game for the little ones to strengthen their counting and numbers skills… Make this ‘monster matching cookie’ activity at home and have a ‘Deliciously Spooky Counting Night’ my lovelies 😍

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🗺7 Continent Matching🗺

It is of great importance that each and every little ones should know where do they live in this world and thus comes the Continents which is the main landmass with many different people, animals, cultures, etc..,

Here in this post I have shared how Baby Moo gets to know about the 7 continents and oceans that surrounds them..😎

[When we went to our local craft store (fancy store in Chennai) mommy came across these textured chart papers which are called has handmade papers and thus it was so beautifully-perfect base for this activity in every way]

This is kind of a quite book page that can be made easily at home with Materials:

  • Map;
  • Handmade papers for the base (you can also use felt sheets or foam sheets);
  • Felt sheets
  • Scissor
  • Glue 😉

The Making:

  • Either print out the map from the google or buy a map from the local store (2 maps)
  • Take one map and cut out the continents separately and keeping it as a model make the continents(2 sets each) from the felt sheets(color for each continent is of your choice)

**[ As soon as the felt continents were ready Baby Moo wanted to touch, feel and know about it.. so I just kept the world map along with the written continents in the notebook and placed each felt continents on the blue felt sheet as shown below 👇🏻

and we did an activity of knowing them in whole 🗺 ]**

Glue all the felt sheet continent together on the base handmade paper as shown below

  • Place the finished product and let your toddler match and make the map by seeing the second world map

As they match the continents teach them about that continent, it’s characteristics,..

The most amazing thing would be is when your little one asks you, “where do we live here mummy? ” it was an exquisite evening for ME 😎 with my love, happy boy 👨🏻‍🎤

And we also made a “where do I live?”(in this world) craft check out the link on how we made it my lovelies😍

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🧠Pattern+Color+Shape Matching💭

A simple way of learning patterns by making the little ones to think logically just by using recycled items that are available at home 😎

Materials Required:

  • Bottle caps
  • A4 sheet
  • Sketches
  • Scale
  • Scissor

The Making:

  • Draw a table with 5 rows and 4 columns and again divide the first row of the last three columns into halves and also draw circles on the first column (leaving the first row) keeping the bottle cap as the model as shown below
  • 👇🏻

  • Draw circles using the bottle caps and make patterns of your choice using the sketches and cut them as shown below

[I have used the color (orange+blue, yellow+brown, green+pink) combinations]

  • Color the last three columns of the first row with the exact Color combination and also draw the outline of the pattern used, inside the circle on the first columns of the last four rows as shown below
  • 👇🏻

  • Glue the patterned paper circles onto the bottle caps

  • Finally place the bottle caps along with the A4 sheet and help your little one think logically and match the patterned bottle caps with their corresponding Color combinations😎

Make this simple easy to make activity which helps your little ones brain in developing concentration skills along with some brain gymnastics my lovelies😍

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