What’s one of the most fun memories of your childhood? I bet it involved ball pits. All kids love ball pits. Did you know you can get the same kind of balls for your own home so you don’t have to deal with smelly kid feet at McDonald’s or Chuck E. Cheese? You totally can. And there’s more than just one use for them! Here are 5 things you can do with ball pit balls.
Halloween will be here before you know it. And to get ready for Halloween, there’s nothing better than spider crafts for your toddler or preschooler. Spiders are as essential to Halloween as pumpkins. So try these out with your little one this fall.
Looking for a fun race car craft for your toddler or preschooler? Here’s a fun way to use up toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls and let your kid go crazy with paint or markers. And if you’re working on your scissor skills, cutting the shapes for this craft will help with fine motor skills.
Paper plates are one of our favorite craft supplies to work with. They’re cheap and easy for toddlers and preschoolers to use. Paper plates make great canvases because they can hold more ink or paint than regular paper. Here is a cute hot air balloon craft you can do with your little one who is interested in everything related to balloons!
If you’re looking for a fun craft for toddlers to learn about bugs and other garden animals, you’ve come to the right place! This toddler bugs craft can be done inside on a rainy day or outside in your backyard where the bugs are. You’ll need to help your toddler with this craft, but they’ll learn about bugs as well as getting some fine motor practice.
Teaching your toddler about shapes is as important as learning about colors or numbers. Shapes are everywhere and the foundation for certain mathematics.
But memorizing shape names can be tedious and boring. So here are a few fun ideas for shape activities that will build your toddler’s brain!
You may be amazed at how tech savvy your toddler already is at such a young age. Little ones learn quickly how to navigate apps on iPads and smartphones much to our surprise.
However, when you want to limit screen time and ramp up quality time with your toddler, consider these top five screen-free activities from Screen-Free Fun: 400 Activities for the Whole Family.
I’m sure you’ve heard independent play is important for kids. It’s also important for parents because we just need 20 minutes to ourselves sometimes. But when do you start and how do you encourage your baby or toddler to play independently?
Have you gotten to the pretending stage of toddlerhood yet? I had forgotten how much fun pretend games can be until Toot started to show interest in pretending. I think as an adult you forget HOW to pretend because you spend so much of your day doing real things. We don’t have time for pretending except for maybe reading a book. So what kind of pretending games can you play with your toddler? Here are 17 ideas to get you started!
Are you trying to keep your toddler entertained for more than a few seconds without resorting to screen time? It’s not an easy task. And sometimes there are activities you want to do, but they take so much time and effort to set up. Well, friend, I’ve found 22 activities for toddlers that don’t require much prep work that your toddler will love!