Oddly, we only ended up having Peach and 1 other girl on Wednesday...
During our initial playtime (which was a bit longer than usual because so few people were there and I was kind of waiting to see if anyone else was coming...) we had Blocks, Babies, and a doctor kit out because the focus of our day was to be about Bodies.
During "Circle Time" we:
started out by reading The Human Body: A First Discovery Book, a really awesome beginning illustration of our body parts I happened to find at a used book store. I love the clear pages with all the organs/systems printed on them so you can really see all the layers inside our bodies. I also love the numbers so that when your child points to some obscure body part and asks what it's called, you can act like you are "in the know". :)
Then we read I Can Move, a great children's book (I think we inherited?) about bones.
Finally, we very briefly flipped through Hear Your Heart, because I didn't anticipate how long the kids would want to spend on the first book. I gave everyone a toilet paper tube to try listening to each others hearts through.
Then we sang "Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes" and "Do As I'm Doing" and took turns being the person we all followed.
Nothing special- pears and animal crackers. I was planning a no carb snack, but since that girl was sick, I thought I'd take advantage and do something easier.
We all had a Balloon and we tried keeping them up in the air using different Body parts. And then we practiced throwing and catching with them.
I gave everyone a skeleton on a piece of paper and bowls of pasta and we glued on the pasta to look like a skeleton. If I were more clever, I would have thought of something that starts with Bs, like beads or something...