March Tot School Plans & Supplies

It’s almost March which means another month of Tot School activities and plans. This month we will be doing activities for Dr. Seuss Week, Music, St. Patrick’s Day, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, & Easter Activities.
We took a small break the last couple weeks as we welcomed our little man into our family. Things are going great and we are looking forward to getting back into the swing of things with tot school and are so excited for all our themes this month. We will be taking a break from formal tot school the last week of March to regroup and tend to some personal things.
These March tot school curriculum plans will help you prepare for an entire month of learning fun with your littlest toddler. Themes include Dr. Seuss, Music/Sound, St. Patrick's Day, Caterpillars, and Easter.There are many great toddler learning activities including fine motor activities, gross motor activities, crafts for kids, sensory activities, and fun food ideas. A supply list for the entire month is also included.
If you are new,  you can check out our Gearing Up for Tot School Post which tells you all about the themes we plan to use this year, as well as some important information on how you to can start tot school  with your child/children. You can also snag several fr ee printable files to help make managing tot school easier for you.
March Theme graphic
I use Pinterest for planning so many of our activities can be found on our themed boards: Dr. Seuss, Music/Sound, St. Patrick’s Day for Kids, Eric Carle, & Easter for Kids. You can download our plans in pdf form by clicking on any of the pictures below or by clicking HERE.
Dr. Seuss Tot School PlansMusic/Sound Tot School PlansSt. Patrick's Day Tot School PlansThe Very Hungry Caterpillar/Easter Tot School Plans
supplies resources
For each theme, I plan out all of our activities and then go “shopping” for our supplies. In order to make sure I gather everything needed for all of our activities, I created and use this supply sheet to write down everything needed for the week/month. You can read more about how I gather and organize all our supplies for our themed activities in our Gearing Up for Tot School post.
I have rounded up all of the supplies you will need to complete all of the activities listed on our weekly themed activity sheets above. As stated in my Gearing Up for Tot School post, I try to pick activities that I already have a bunch of supplies for, as well as activities that the supplies can be reused multiple times. This helps save you money. Tot School does NOT have to be expensive. A lot of the items on the supply list are things you may have around the house already. You may also be able to supplement something else you already have. Get creative. I have included Amazon Afilliate links for your convenience (read my full disclosure HERE), but you can also find the majority of these items at places like Walmart and craft stores. I personally find it easier and cheaper to buy in bulk from Amazon so that is where I will link to.
There is always a possibility  I will find some additional resources that I end up using for each theme, like songs and videos.  If I do use additional resources I will update this blog post,  as well as include them in our weekly recap posts.
BOOKS // There are so many books to choose from for all the themes. These are just some of my favorites and ones I had or was able to acquire. Activities are not specifically focused on any one book so feel free to supplement with your own books. We tend to read many each day anyway so I didn’t want to designate one book a day.
DR. SEUSS WEEK BOOKS: We will be reading a variety of Dr. Seuss books in addition to the focus book each day. This is the only week we will devote a specific book for each day.
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Green Eggs & Ham
The Cat In The Hat
Hop On Pop
The Lorax
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt By Helen Oxenbury
Ten Lucky Leprechauns by Kathryn Heling
There Was An old Lady Who Swallowed A Clover by Lucille Colandro
That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting
The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing
Silly McGilly
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Easter Eggs Everywhere by Steve Metzger
Llama Llama Easter Egg by Anna Dewdney
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure by James and Kimberly Dean
God Gave Us Easter by Lisa Tawn Bergren

-construction paper
-red and white tissue paper
-washable tempera paints
-playdoh {Making It Myself}
-pipe cleaners
- scissors                                                            
- pom poms
-green gems
-gold coins
-washi tape/painter’s tape
-popscicle sticks: Regular
-colored popscicle sticks
-Plastic spoons and forks
-paper plates
-red paper cups
-recycled container with lid
-toilet paper tubes
-paper towel/wrapping paper tubes
-bubble wrap
-contact paper
-colorful paper straws
-plastic plates
-recycled container with a slot cut into it
-green sponge
-cake pan with lid
-laundry basket/bucket
-storage bin
-pouch caps
-tiny pouring pitchers
-musical toy
-Easter cookie cutters
-plastic eggs
-miscellaneous soft/loud objects
-metal containers
-misc. sensory items to go along with We’re Going On A Bear Hunt
-cardboard ramp
-clear glass container
-baking soda
-white vinegar
-food coloring
OOBLECK RECIPES: You can choose which one you would like to use based on materials you have on hand. The supplies are not listed above since everyone may choose a different method.
FOOD TYPE ITEMS FOR ACTIVITIES (Does not include fun with food supplies)
-popcorn kernels
-fruit loops
-colored goldfish

-Pandora Toddler Station
-If You’re Happy and You Know It
-Misc. Music all week
PRINTABLES/HANDMADE ITEMS: (I will add links to the printables once made.)
-white hat cutout
-lacing pattern cards
-leaf lacing cards
-Color matching bunnies
-Easter Egg Cutout
-Caterpillar container & bottle cap story sequencing caps
-Easter Bunny Cutout
That about does it for our March Tot School Plans. Each week we will dive into tons of fun and share a recap with you before the start of the next week. Please feel free to ask any questions and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest to see peeks into our week.
Be sure to check out all of our Tot School Posts. Each week I will add links to our themed recap posts.
Dr. Seuss
St. Patrick’s Day

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