busy bag ideas
Little boys will love the idea of working like daddy in the garage and everyone will appreciate the fine motor workout you can get from matching nuts and bolts. This idea (and several more in the same post) from Counting Coconuts. Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterst.com/spdbn
fine motor twisting
10 Ways to Keep a Toddler Busy, without Buying New Toys- Wish I'd seen this sooner
Quiet Book - wow this is SO extensive, but so many great ideas!!
Printable template for a Mr. Potato Head quiet book
"We practiced drawing shapes and letters. I filled resealable baggies with paint (and taped the top closed) and had the kids use Q-tips to draw shapes and letters on the bag. I use these all the time with my class, it's something I can pull out quick and the kids love them. We use them to practice pre-printing shapes, letters, sight words you name it!"
Practice Printing Bags - A great fine motor activity and fun writing practice!
Box + Crayons = Zen Activity for 2 year old
All By Myself Preschool Boxes
Clothesline busy bag - (busy bag swap)
Build a Rainbow Busy Bag (31 Days of Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities @ AllOurDays.com)
I Spy Busy Bag (1 of 5 Dry Erase Busy Bag Ideas) 31 Days of Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities @ AllOurDays.com
Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows: Mr. Potato Head - Quiet book pages 10 & 11
Colored pipe cleaners in a bottle
Loving the idea of working on some busy bags for Avery.
DIY Magnetic Travel Activity Tray - All for the Boys
The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Toddler Activities