Busy Bags for Toddlers and Kids

Busy bags for 2 year olds, toddlers and older kids. Simple busy bags ideas and activities to get your kids learning and having fun independently.
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Little Family Fun: Build a Dinosaur!

Dinosaur week: Fun & Simple dinosaur activity for kids! Maybe for older kids give each shape a numerical value and have them add how much their dino is worth. Can use with class to compare/contrast amounts, etc.

Good idea! I'm going to change out the pictures for number recognition. The number on the card is how many scopes to put on top

Perfect for teaching patterns!Kids have to match the picture cards. Great use of felt board and so cheap to make! Not to mention other uses for it!

Busy binders for kids...keeps them occupied in church, doctors office, long car trips,ect. - (good idea for older kids too!)

Busy binders for kids.keeps them occupied in church, doctors office, long car trips,ect. - (good idea for older kids too!) Love the I spy bag.

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.

Homemade Learning: Printable Counting Cards

Pinner: "Already made these for my for 4 year old, printing up a second set for little sis tonight - love how simple and versatile they are. My kids love the spanish and the rhyme to help them remember.

No Mess Busy Bag Ideas for 2 Year Olds Great for occupying older siblings when the newborn arrives.

No Mess Busy Bag Ideas for 2 Year Olds

15 Toddler Busy Bag Ideas - these look great! So creative!

(busy bag swap) 15 toddler busy bag ideas

(busy bag swap) 15 toddler busy bag ideas - See Vanessa Craft. Good ideas that can be adapted up for older children

Free printable, matching game for kids with popsicle sticks.  Perfect for busy bags!

Color & Pattern Matching Game for Kids

This simple color & pattern matching game for kids uses popsicle sticks. With this matching game kids can match the same color stick…

Free Printable Upper and Lower Case Letter Match Game at B-Inspired Mama

Superhero Upper and Lower Case Letter Match

Superhero Letter Match: Children love superheroes, why not have the option of matching their favorite super heroes to the corresponding letter. Clothespins, laminated pictures and letters. Focus: Upper and Lower Case Letter Match

You can play this matching game 3 ways and it’s a great game for busy bags. Free printable download.

Silhouette Matching Game and Busy Bag Ideas

I didn't have a full set of blocks so I couldn't use their template, but I made my own cards to fits the colors/sizes that I did have and it was a HUGE success with our pre-school co-op. My 4 yr old loved playing with them for days after that pre-school lesson and his friends that have come over to play loved it as well.

Duplo & Lego Pattern Towers Busy Bag

Duplo Lego Pattern Towers Busy Bag (Part of the 31 Days of Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities @

It's Spring!!  Bird color match activity.....great for pre-k, preschool, busy bags, etc.

Color Match Activity: Spring Bird Color Match

Used this as an example and used real life pictures of colored birds and had the children practice writing the names of them (cardinal, blue jay, etc) instead :)

Teach Kids Numbers {Free Printable Activity} Preschool/Kindergarten

Teach Kids Numbers {Free Printable Activity} Preschool/Kindergarten

Teach Kids Numbers {Free Printable Activity} Preschool/Kindergarten - Tips from a Typical Mom I could totally do this with our number cards!

Alphabet Tracing Sheets....great for letter recognition.  Use with magnetic chips, bingo markers, stickers, buttons, magnets.........

ABC Dot Worksheets: Alphabet Activity Sheets for Preschool and Kindergarten

Alphabet Tracing Sheets Children can do this individually as they place magnets, buttons or gems in the shape of the letter. Paper, marker, buttons or gems Focus: letter recognition.

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