Focusing on Words with Multiple Meanings Shades of Meaning- Use paint samples to talk about word meanings.The similar shades of paint chips can symbolize the similar word meanings in a tactile learning activity.
Maybe let the kids practice cutting a "Popsicle" to take home for each color of the month. Great for a child who already can identify colors. goes one step further- recognize the word that matches the color! I would pair the spanish words as well :-)
Busy Bags it more "busy bags" I need to keep my little guys busy . or maybe this Mama just needs to figure out how to get more CREATIVE in making use of the activities we already have! Or maybe "antsy" and "toddler boys" are just synonyms ;
Contractions with plastic eggs ~ easy to match and then write on paper to show your work (Or, have an adult quickly check the eggs for accuracy before pulling apart and scrambling for the next center visitor.
AWESOME - not the paint samples necessarily, but more "core" words to use to illustrate importance of strong and specific verbs in writing! LOVE this! Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning"