july tot tips

Tot Tips: July 2021

Cute Baby of the Month

tot tips: july 2021Name: Aarav

Birthdate: April 2, 2019

Favorite pastimes: Aarav enjoys being outdoors, loves to eat avocados and spending time with his dad on the weekends. 


Mommy Must Haves

tot tipsLearning Continues With Toys

Beat the Summer heat with the Sesame Street Splash & Play Water Mat! Designed for ages 18 months +, this water play mat features a gentle water mist and inflatable Elmo character. The mat also features a push & play water pillow with floating foam characters for sensory and tactile play. Each Splash & Play Water Mat attaches to any standard garden hose. Ages 18 months +. Available on Amazon.


tot tipsEpic Outdoor Play With Mud Kitchen Crafts, education meets fun in a major way. Steer little ones out into the fresh air and welcome sunlight with the help of expert parenting blogger Sophie Pickles and the mud kitchen approach. Whether you set up a pretend sandwich bar, stir up an original potion, role-play through a miniature fairy garden or assemble hanging bird feeders, these exciting exercises will fill readers with enchanting wonder, as well as resourceful knowledge. Ages 2-7. Available on Amazon.


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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Educational Card Game

Identify and match beautiful images of the Very Hungry Caterpillar and friends! Celebrate the late author, Eric Carle with this travel set that comes with 2 games in 1. Play bingo or match the animals. It contains 4 double-sided bingo cards, 30 picture cards, 30 bingo chips and instructions in a sturdy travel tin. Fun for 2 to 4 players, ages 3 and up. Available on Amazon.    




New Event Note

turtle time tot tipsTurtle Talk

Brookside Nature Center in Wheaton, MD

Every Saturday in July; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturdays are a great time to soak up the sun – for people and turtles! Come visit our outdoor box turtle enclosure and learn about the natural history and conservation challenges of these iconic reptiles from our “Turtle Talker” volunteers. You’ll enjoy seeing our resident turtles explore the great outdoors. Rain cancels the program. All attendees must register. montgomeryparks.org