The bears lasted for another 15-20 minutes or so. Then I took the bears & gave her some poker chips to play with (we use them for counting). She liked filling the cup & dumping these out as well, but I think I should have had a different activity in between. She tired of this in only about 5 minutes. I think it was too similar to the bears.
I then got her a few blocks to play with. She stacked them but also did this...
The last thing I tried was putting shaving cream in a Ziploc baggie inside a quart baggie. I tinted it with red food coloring. She was NOT impressed. In her defense, when she saw me with the food coloring and the boys kept SAYING "food" coloring, she wanted to eat. Miss L & Miss H started doing their fuss song. I decided to quickly finish up & have a snack!
Overall I think I'm on my way to keeping Miss L happily occupied during our school day. Miss H is still a bit too young for quite a bit of this, but she is quite happy to play in the playpen or sit on my lap so it works for now. As she gets older, we'll add her in as we can. However, I only have Miss H until December so I'm not sure how much she was benefit from our Tot School.
Any more ideas? I currently have this book out of the library & I'm finding some great ideas in there as well. I'll be posting more as I make them up & document our day.