Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child. Awesome advice. I love how it explains why you need to do certain things, and the child's perception of disagreements. Really really liked this.
Pack a picnic and head to a local park. Nature Scavenger Hunt. File for Summer.
"Stay in bed until you see the sun!" Parents set the clock to display a cheerful smiley sun at progressively later times of morning, training the child to get up only once they “see the sun”.
Knuffle Bunny - audrey loves these books. i'm sure she would love having her own knuffle bunny!
What a fun rainy day activity!! On a tray, place a pile of baking soda. Mix vinegar + a few drops of food coloring in a cup. Give the kids an eyedropper. Have them fill it with vinegar, squeeze onto the baking soda and watch mini volcanoes erupt!
Quiet Time Bins and great list of ideas
Toddler Busy Bags - Brilliant Idea! @jennifer Collins
Fill your ice cube trays with water, adding a drop of food coloring to each section. When frozen, these can be popped out and put in bath water. They’ll have fun “chasing” them around in the tub and trying to grab them before they melt.
tap shoes with washers and a bit of elastic--Grace would be thrilled!
43 chores young children can do (18 months to 7 years old)
have your toddler "help" when grocery shopping with their own list!
pipecleaners and strainer! (lots of good ideas for kids activities, homeschool, crafts on this blog!!!)
12 Thanksgiving Craft Activities for Children
It's called the ransom rubbage box. If you leave your stuff out after 1 warning, mom puts it inside this box and you can't get it back until you draw a job from the envelope- and do it!- doing this!