Thursday, May 29, 2008

Project of the Week

So the project this week has been to get some fun things organized for Lukas. I always feel bad when I don't do more with him. I came up with a chart (I probably have a chart for everything, yet I'm always making a new one. ? Don't ask.) I'm a very visual person and I like to be able to see things. This is what I came up with. Actually, I'm kind of embarrassed to post it. I don't want people to think I'm this die-hard educator. I just want Lukas to have fun activities to do during the day besides watch NOGGIN (which is actually a cute station...it's like preschool on TV.) And this way it makes it easy to choose an activity. He gets a little pouch with each category and picks an activity from inside. Then when we've completed it, he can put the little velcro picture on his chart so we can see what he did that day. He also has three "passes" for milk (he could drink it all day, but I'm limiting it to 3) and he gets 3 passes for TV. We'll see how it works. It's actually going to be a lot of work for me, but I'm excited to play more with him. What do you like to do with your kids for fun/learning? I've got to fill all of those pouches with ideas...YIKES!

6 comments:

Heather Ford said...

I'm glad you DID post this. What a great idea. I've been trying to think of what to do with my kids this summer. ANd I too sometimes need to be reminded to spend more time playing with my kids. I'm sure I don't have any ideas you haven't thought of. But maybe; making cookies & delivering them to friends, library & read books at the park, go feed the ducks, puzzle time, make/play with playdough, ride bikes, visit the pet store, weed a neighbors garden without telling them, work books, board games...Good luck!

Natalie said...

Are you kidding? You are seriously amazing. I'd never think of doing anything like that. What a great idea.

The Lantz Family said...

Such a great idea! Lukas is one lucky kid. Can I copy you?

Mindy said...

I LOVE your charts. They are so great and I think you should also add them to your website! I just spent several hours making job charts for my kids and I would have much rather bought some from you. Yours are WAY cuter. :)

Emily*Scott*Logan said...

What a cute idea! I love your charts too - your chore charts, your play charts, your sticker charts, really these are so brilliant and useful. JaNece, you have the best ideas. :)

Shay said...

You are too cute! I love your idea and would love more information. I feel the same exact way. I need charts for me and Tre to focus on too. I also need to spend more time with him, but sometimes don't even know where to start or I've run out of ideas. Please post more information!!!!