Oil Drip Pan from WalMart. As a giant magnet board ($12)
No way?! All you need is 5 cups of regular flour and 1 cup of baby oil. Simply mix the two together and it turns into this silky soft sand. You can throw some sand toys into your tray or you can use items such as spoons and measuring cups
Long list of activities for ages 1-3.
put a sticker that has been cut in half to show kids the correct foot for shoes
bathtub paint: 1 tbsp cornstarch, 4-6 pumps baby shampoo, 2-3 drops food coloring, and 1-2 tsp water.
Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes - Family Fresh Meals
Frugal by Choice, Cheap by Necessity: Homemade "Vicks Vapor shower disks"
Cheese & Carrot "Coins" made with mini cookie cutters. Great for snacks and lunchboxes. Also use for cucumbers, watermelon, cantaloupe, toast, or whatever taste combo's your children like. Ask them what would taste good together and then get creative. This is a great way to get kids interested in eating more fruits and veg's, especially when they are "playing with food" while making it themselves.
Do-a-dot letters with paint dots (download letters)
DIY - Turn that old playpen into a cot fort for toddlers!! Really easy. Cut the mesh out on one side, Be careful cause it's easy to mess up lol. Then put in a blanket and pillow. Use a fitted sheet on the top that is held up by the Mobile it came with! Perfect perfect reading coupe for toddlers!
Some good ideas for table activities for preschoolers to mix in with more open ended options too.
Oreo Dirt Cake Recipe Ingredients Kid's Sand Pail & Shovel Set OR 1 New 8" Flower Pot 1 1/2-2 lb. Oreo cookies 1 8 oz. tub Cream Cheese 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 Stick Softened Butter 3 1/2 cups milk 2 small pkg. Instant Vanilla Pudding 12 oz. Cool Whip
Do the road with magnetic paint and add magnets to the cars
baby and toddler recipes, by far the best website for fun healthy kids food!
32 iPad apps for toddlers-awesome list!
HUNDREDS of activities for newborns to 5 year olds that are organized by every 6 months of their age.
preschool discovery bottles