Do you have friends that just hate baby shower games? You still want to invite them to the shower, and you still want to play games! But you have to find games they would actually want to play. Well, friend, here are some games that don’t require you to eat baby food or look at candy bars in diapers. (Gross!) And some that don’t require any effort or participation at all!
I had heard of ABCmouse.com before Toot was even born, and I was patiently waiting for her to be old enough to use it. I had assumed it was for preschoolers and school age kids. Then I found out that the suggested starting age is actually two years old! I thought “Can my two-year-old use ABCmouse.com?” I had my doubts that there wouldn’t be much she could handle at such a young age and it wouldn’t be worth it.
So what can a two-year-old do? Is it worth it? Let’s take a look!
Scavenger hunts are not only fun, they’re educational, too. It’s easy to get creative to make up your own, or modify any of these fun ideas to make it fit for your area and the age of your child.
For older kids you will want to make it harder, and for younger toddlers make the scavenger hunt easy enough to keep them interested while still teaching them important skills.
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!
Once you plan out your baby shower games, you have to figure out what kind of prizes you’re going to give out. This can be stressful when you don’t know who is going to win a prize. You can’t really buy for a specific person. It has to be able to go to anyone invited. It could go to your crazy teenage cousin or your super Catholic grandma. Here are 9 prizes that will (hopefully) fit pretty much anyone at your baby shower.
KidloLand is a fun little app for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Here is our review of the app plus a giveaway for free subscriptions!
Toddlers and babies don’t really understand how Pokemon Go works, and they aren’t old enough to play or get enjoyment out of it. But Mom and Dad like to play so they’re coming along for the ride. Here are some tips on how to play Pokemon Go with a kid who doesn’t really get it.