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September 02, 2010

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Terry

We found ours at Bed, Bath, and Beyond...

http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/product.asp?SKU=16965359

Laura


Thanks, Jamie. The swap is a good idea. I am not sure how to coordinate it, however. Let me know your thoughts.
Laura

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jamie

i got dinosaurs somewhere last year, maybe kmart? they were in the bath section. i think there were 10 or 12. i just use them at home with my two boys so sure don't need that many. if anyone else got a bulk package of something else and would like to swap a few so we can get more variety, i would love to do that. also laura if you don't have dinos, i would send you a couple for all you do on this blog!

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What I have found is easiest to do is to buy a bathmat from Target or any other store with appropriate sized suction cups, and just trace and cut out the shape that I want! This works for any unit we are currently studying! Using a razor helps to add other details to it such as a small hole.

onesunflower

I found the circular ones in pairs at K-mart along with stars. They also had them at Bartels in Seattle.

rm (rainbowmummy)

my comment didn't work? boo.

Julie

I found my butterfly ones at the Dollar Tree in January. They also had dinosaurs. I got I think like ten of them in a package. I just wish I could find different shaped and colored ones but I haven't looked around lately.

Robbie Warren

Hello

Thanks so much for your wonderful web-site - I am inspired every time I read a new post. I am not a Montessori teacher but am trying to incorporate a few of your ideas very successfully.I live and teach in Australia and sourced some cute little suction cup hands from this on-line web store called Urban Baby. I only received them last week but have had great success with my 4yr old class doing a bead transfer - can't wait to try water next - and the other teachers at my preschool asked to use them with their classes too.

Here is a link to purchase them - http://www.babyroo.com.au/Press-and-Stick-Double-sided-suction-pad-hands_Star-and-Rose_tri91v.html

Regards and thanks,

Robbie

Amanda

I found a set of suction cup things through Appleseed Educational Products. This was a couple of years ago. It came with a duck, leaf, teddy bear, and fish. I tried searching for the website, but I didn't have any luck :( Thanks for the info on where to find the round one! I have been looking for years!

Julie

Hello, I have found various sizes and shapes at my local bed and bath stores. I am in Victoria, BC, and found stars, circles, flowers, seals, etc at Home Outfitters, Home Sense, Heirloom Linens, and also at the dollar stores. They are all non-slip pads for the bath tub. Just look in the bath sections of your local home stores. I also found some at a specialty baby store (Jam Tots, TJ's) in the bath section. The children never get tired of these activities!
Julie
Discovery Montessori

Sharon

Hi,
I am in Ontario, Canada and I found frogs and lily pad suction cups at The Dollar Store...

Jan

I found a 2 pack of green stegosaurus, a 2 pack of orange starfish, and a 2 pack of pink butterflies suction cup pads at dollar tree for of course only 1 dollar. Maybe yours will have them also.

Kanga3033

Thanks so much, that is incredibly helpful!

z-chan

Thank you for the links - I'm currently planning on studying Montessori Early Years online from the UK and am thrilled to have found your blog. It's lovely to see the theories put into practice!

Thanks again!

becky

I have found them at the dollar store in the bath and beauty aisle (dinosaurs and flowers)
I like your resources. They are hard to find!!
Becky

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