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Quiet Time Activities

Ideas for independent play plus stuff to put in your "busy bag" aka life-saving bag of stuff when you are waiting for food, the doctor, etc.


Quiet Time Activities

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A children's librarian's pick of the best audiobooks for calming down hyper kids - love that they're broken up by types of books and reading...

Best audiobooks for calming down hyper kids

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10 fun reads for St. Patrick's Day. Picking these up for my preschool and second grader this week!

St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

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Letter G quiet book page from And Next Comes L

Letter G Quiet Book Page

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ABC & spelling quiet book page from And Next Comes L

ABC Quiet Book Pages

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Great list - Plant a Kiss is one of our all time favorites!

LOVE-ly Valentine Reads for Kids - Modern Parents Messy Kids

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Quiet books - inspiration pages, a how to quiet book guide, and some free printable templates from And Next Comes L

And Next Comes L: Quiet Books

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Quiet books - inspiration pages, a how to quiet book guide, and some free printable templates from And Next Comes L

And Next Comes L: Quiet Books

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25 Ways to Keep Toddlers Busy on a Plane. Travel With Kids: Playing Away From Home. A useful series of family travel posts for those who will be travelling during the holiday season.

DIY Creativity Center - Toddler-Friendly & Baby-Proof

Playroom organization

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54 Mess Free Quiet time activities for preschoolers! Looking for rest time ideas for your 3 year old? Check out all of these ideas for quiet, independent play perfect for little ones who are too big to nap, but still need a rest. www.HowWeeLearn.com

looking for Preschool winter crafts that are simple and full of learning? Check out these paper snowflake puzzles! www.HowWeeLearn.com

Paper Snowflake Puzzles - Preschool Winter Craft - How Wee Learn

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Independent Toddler Activities - They really do exist!

Independent Toddler Activities - How Wee Learn

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This relaxing sensory bin uses the senses to calm kids. A wonderful (and easy) way to settle wee ones! How Wee Learn

A Simple Nature Sensory Bin - How Wee Learn

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Five Ideas for Quiet Toddler Activities

5 Quiet Toddler Activities – Ideas for Independent Play

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Printable counting cards - I laminated this lovely set and my kids love using them to practice their number writing and counting... a great quiet time activity.

printable number cards

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Keep your kids busy with a simple magnet play jar.

Looking for road trip ideas for kids that don't involve electronic devices, play doh, stickers, and singing, "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall" for 10 hours straight while you travel this Thanksgiving and/or Christmas? Then this list of 50 fantastic travel activities for kids is for you!

50 fantastic road trip activities for kids

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5 Quiet #Toddler Activities – Ideas for Independent Play - #DIY #easy #frugaltips #kids #fun

5 Quiet Toddler Activities – Ideas for Independent Play

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I love this gift idea for encouraging reading SO much - I also adore the idea of being the one to introduce some of my favorite kids to some of my favorite authors!

DIY book gift for kids: the series starter kit

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Pepi Ride app: One of the best, fun new road trip apps for kids

Pepi Ride: A fun intro to driving games - Cool Mom Tech

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Best take-apart and build again toys for hours of independent play

Best toys for building STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) skills - love the range of ages covered here. This is just one of 10 gift guides and I tell all my friends about them - super detailed and suggested ages too!

So helpful & encouraging! Realistic ways to make time to read the Bible (when there is no time)

Making time to read the Bible - Beauty Through Imperfection

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travel toys