Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them. kids will stay busy for hours.
10 Ways to Keep a Toddler Busy (without buying new toys) — Some good ideas for encouraging motor skills!! :) wish I'd seen it ages ago!
What a great way to work on fine motor skills as well as letters and spelling!
Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess! GENIUS!
Alphabet Spoons-put upper case letter on white, lower case letter on clear then kids match!
Balloon Ping Pong - great for rainy days
match numeral to number representation