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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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The "Save Your Spring" bundle - designed to get you spring cleaning done and your spring break full of fun stuff in no time flat!

5 Quiet Time Activities for Kids! We all have those ‘moments’ when we just need a 5min break to relax and enjoy watching the kids play quietly…here are our Top 5 Quiet Time Activities that will be sure to give you some much deserved quiet time!

One sheet of paper = hours of imagination play! Free Printable: Blank Faces

Play dough recipes, slime recipes, and more! So many great playtime activities here - my kids will engage in them all for unheard of amounts of time!

The Book of Life Printable activity sheets including colouring pages, sayings from the movie, and a DIY costume

Our children's librarian's pick for the top books to get kids excited for spring.

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.

15 quiet play activities fpr 2-5 year olds

Play theme cheat sheet: Outer Space - part of an awesome series of monthly activity round ups centered on a theme.

15 Activities to Increase Your Toddler's Attention Span - If you have a toddler, you know that keeping his/her attention on something can be difficult. Check out these 15 fantastic activities to help increase your toddler’s attention span! My son loves #4!

As mothers, we could all use a little extra quiet time every day, am I right? Quiet time activities are the perfect solution, and are great for kids too! Check out these 15 quiet time activities for kids of all ages. I love the Quiet Box idea!

This is the most darling Quiet Book. Make it and have it as a treasure for years and years to come. {LAUNCH SALE, GET 50% OFF patterns using code: HALFOFF through Nov 5}

My kids love this super simple method for making stained glass paintings and we always have the materials!

A dozen great books for kids who love trucks/cars/"mighty machines" etc. Our favorites are #s 1, 2, 11 and 12!

Great way to keep kids busy - just rubber bands and a soup can from the pantry!

8 fantastic books to read with your kids during Easter recommended by a children's librarian - especially excited about #1 and #5.

Independent Toddler Activities - They really do exist!

DIY vegetable garden sensory box with FREE PRINTABLES - a great way to get kids playing and learning about planting.

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.

Toddler Approved!: Simple Independent Play Activities for Toddlers

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...

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

Letter G quiet book page from And Next Comes L

ABC & spelling quiet book page from And Next Comes L