35 activities to do with your 1-year-old. We do a lot of these!

35 Ways to Have Fun Under One! Baby and Toddler Play Ideas Recently someone asked me for play ideas for a 10 month old

tips for reading with newborns to age 5 from Growing Book by Book

Tips for Reading With Newborns to Age 5

Children at this age really enjoy repetitive text and predictable books. You might check out: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle, The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle or Time for Bed by Mem Fox.

Quiet Book Ideas by Rtmi

Quiet Book Ideas/NOT a tutorial, just some cute ideas. LOVE the counting beads.not so sure about that monkey though!

Wow this site has HUNDREDS of activities for newborns to 5 year olds that are organized by 1/2 of their age all the way! Perfect for EVERY stage!!!

An awesome list of activities based on age -- submitted by professionals -- even goes down to early infant (from "Productive Parenting" website)

Activities to do with baby

101 Things To Do With Your Toddler. simple things but when I run out of ideas for things to play

More ideas
A huge list of things to do with 1-4 year olds!!!

Letting kids LIVE - seriously an awesome list of easy things for kids. about 100 things for a year old child. How fun is it to be a kid.

BabyCenter parent made this for first birthday photo18_zps3a0614f2.jpg (768×1024)

Busy Board! Cheap AND Awesome!

Busy Boards - Ha, it's fuschia too!  Although this one has some pricey looking nickel/brass hardware, K might have to settle for the cheap stuff!

Busy Boards - Easy to make and would be a great gift for a little one!I need to do this. Ben loves the one at the Dr's office love these baby toys -

The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Toddler Activities - peeling tape off the table (or fridge) develops fine motor skills (lots of ideas here)

Toddler Activities

The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Toddler Activities - peeling tape off the table (or fridge) develops fine motor skills (lots of ideas here). I just covered our classroom table with tape. Maybe I should have used duct tape though ;

Simple Little Home: 40 Ways to Distract a Toddler

Simple Little Home: 40 Ways to Distract a Toddler. Some cute ideas here for varying ages and stages of toddlers

Mr. potato head quiet book (templates). I gave these to my kids last year, but did it without the template! This would have made it so much easier!

Potato Head Felt Quiet Book Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows: Mr. Potato Head - Quiet book pages 10 11


Toddler Activity Book a free printable! Print out this little book and enjoy a whole new world with your toddler. Perfect for ages 12 months to 4 years

100 ways to avoid tv - lots of ideas for 2-3 yr olds. Added to my summer activity list. - in-the-corner

Im not against the kids watching tv- but this is a fun list!--- 100 ways to avoid TV. activities for little ones. Seriously there's so much stuff they can do!

10 Ways to Keep a Toddler Busy, without Buying New Toys

10 Ways to Keep a Toddler Busy (without buying new toys) The premise of toddler play is this…PUT IN, DUMP OUT, AND DO IT AGAIN! Here are 10 activities for toddlers based on this premise.

Spaghetti beading is a fun fine motor activity for your little one. Roll a ball of Play Doh, stick dry spaghetti noodles in the ball, and give him some Cheerios or Fruit Loops. :) Good times.

Simple Activities to Do With Toddlers

Click. Pray. Love: Children's Activites

Click. Pray. Love: Children's Activites

Children's Activities for ages months ~ I don't want to call them "pre-toddler activities" since being a toddler starts at 12 months, but I love almost all of these activities! Must try with my niece!

Lots of energy burning activities -- physical activities for toddlers

Pop Bottle Bowling Activity for All Kids!

I need to try some of these! Physical activities to get toddlers moving! Physical activities for toddlers are amazing for those that have lots of energy. What toddler doesn't?

Cool whip food coloring = Infant play paint. Definitely doing this next time we have Arts and Crafts time! Can't wait to include my Ash man! Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources

[fun, but use something other than Cool Whip & food coloring. yucky chemicals] Play At Home Mom LLC:Cool whip paint, Infant play

Keep those little people busy with these fun activities. Via Toddler Approved!: Simple Independent Play Activities for Toddlers

: Simple Independent Play Activities for Toddlers, I like the toy puzzles and sensory bin scavenger hunt

We love this idea of "finger painting" without the mess. Even better, you can put the bag at the perfect height for your little one. Placing slightly above shoulder height is perfect for developing head and shoulder stability, essential for pre-handwriting skills!

40 ways to distract a toddler (Like her ideas and LOVE the ziplock bag finger painting taped to the window)