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Toddler Play Time


Toddler Play Time

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Super-easy homemade matching game. Use whatever you have on hand. Kids could also collect items, trace, and trade with their sibling...

Edible Paint…Even Safe for Baby from Stay at Home Educator

Sidewalk paint-1 part cornstarch (1 c.) 1 part water (1 c.) food coloring (we used neon colors) sponge brushes

If you want to raise creative children, you need to know what fosters creativity. How do you intentionally encourage creativity?Plus, if you've been reading about the future work environment, you know that creativity will be essential to success.

"Quiet Time Bins" for Each Day of the Week + a list of 24 things to put in them! Might need to do this

Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

activities for summer

8 toddler activities that won't cost you anything

Marshmallow Shooters - The easiest way to have fun with the family. All you need are styrofoam cups, balloons, and marshmallows!

I'M NEVER BUYING PAINT AGAIN! Paint- 1 cup salt, 1 cup flour, 1 c water, food coloring.

This Summer...Sidewalk paint - 1 cup cornstarch, 1 cup water, and food coloring

Get at Lowes!!!! baby shower head. So much playtime without constantly running water! - website has neat things for kids.

This is a fabulous idea! take small glow sticks and put them in plastic eggs. Then hide them in the house and turn off the lights for the hunt. Must remember this!

This is a fabulous idea! take small glow sticks and put them in plastic eggs. Then hide them in the house and turn off the lights for the hunt. Must remember this!

Q-tip painting templates (printables) GREAT fine motor skills exercise.....that they think is just fun

"Mom! please play with me!" ideas for making the day fun.

5 FREE Super Hero Cape Logo Patterns for capes, decor, party paraphernalia and more!

Ice Cream in a Bag This is SOOO easy… and delicious! In a small Ziplock bag, put: 1/2 C. half and half (milk works too) 1 Tbps. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla Insert that bag into a larger, one gallon Ziplock filled with ice and salt. Shake the bag for five minutes. Kids love that part! Then, remove the smaller bag which should have turned into ice cream. I did this in elem school and have been looking every where for it!

I need this because I get in a rut! 75 TV Free Activities For Toddlers...So many that are so simple, but we forget

Sponges soaked in finger paint. Stops children from scooping huge balls of paint on their paper! GENIUS!

This site has TONS of resources for structured play, beginning literacy activities, and hand-eye coordination broken down by age. Stoplight Beanbag Toss.

Alphabet Treasure Hunt

$2 - plastic table cloth & a can of shaving cream

Balloon ninjas to shoot with nerf guns. *SERIOUSLY!!! This is a fantastic idea!! Great for little boys (or husbands)!!!

Colored water in squeeze bottles for drawing in the snow.