Simple and Fun Toddler Activities
Tame any tantrum and keep preschool-aged kids entertained with our easy toddler activity ideas.
Your tot can become a junior meteorologist and learn more about science by creating a weather window.
These 5 easy paintings and #art prints are perfect for little hands to make.
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Toddler paint projects
5 Simple Art Projects for Toddlers: Oil Pastel Scribbles (via Parents.com)
Toddler Art Projects
5 Simple Art Projects for Toddlers: Sparkle Finger Painting (via Parents.com)
These 5 toddler games make it fun to practice listening and following directions.
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Help your toddler hone her listening skills with these 5 fun games. ( want to do these with Miles!)
5 fun listening games for toddlers
Virtue 1 - Following Directions
Getting through the day with an active toddler can put your patience, creativity, and endurance to the test. Keep your child smiling with this huge list of simple, fun activities.
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100 Ways to Keep Little Kids #Happy! #parents
The Egyptians never imagined a pyramid THIS bright and colorful! Click above to browse through and buy our best #toy block sets to help your toddler develop creativity and coordination.
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The Greater Pyramid Blocks (Large) in Building Blocks | The Land of Nod
Amazon.com: Grimm's Large Stepped Pyramid of Wooden Building Blocks, 100 Piece Learning Set (4x4 Size): Toys & Games
Large The Greater Pyramid Wooden Block Set
Land of Nod building blocks....for Tahlia's Christmas gift 2014?
Teach your child about the weather--and how to pick out the right clothes to wear--with this handy chart you can #craft together.
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Toddler fun learning activities
Mini Meterologists -- Teach your child about the weather -- and how to pick out the right clothes to wear -- with this handy chart. To use it, ask her to think about what's happening outside (Is the sun shining? Is it cloudy? Do we need an umbrella?), then have her move the pin to the appropriate symbol.
Teach kids about the weather
Weather chart to teach children about the weather
Inspired by the arcade classic Skee-Ball, @FamilyFunMag's Whee Ball game doesn't dispense prize tickets, but it's just as much fun to play--and no tokens required! Click to learn how to craft it at home.
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Great Indoor Games for Families: Whee Ball (via FamilyFun magazine)
Design themed scavenger hunts for your toddler, such as a "sound" walk or "texture" walk, to put his senses to the test.
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Fun for Little Ones: Sense-Sational Outings (via Parents.com). Growth board
Balloon Badminton helps your toddler boost hand-eye coordiation! Click to learn how to craft your own rackets at home.
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Balloon Badminton helps your #toddler boost hand-eye coordination! You can easily make the rackets at home. #creative
Create a numbered bottle bowling game to play with your toddler. Each round will encourage counting and basic addition skills!
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Helpful activities for kids under 5
Fun for Little Ones: Bowling by Numbers (via FamilyFun Magazine)
Bowling by Numbers: Encourage number recognition and counting skills with a simple game that makes the most of the contents of your recycling bin.
Transform pictures from your smartphone into a one-of-a-kind DIY photo memory game for your toddler.
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Homemade memory game
Laminate Instagram photos to make a memory picture game!
Homemade Photo Memory Game: FamilyFun Test Drive. Make your own memory game using photographs of your friends and family. #everydayfun
Teach your toddler to play our pack-and-dash relay game to pass the time until vacation!
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Awesome Airplane Birthday Party: Pack-and-Dash Relay (via FamilyFun Magazine)
You and your toddler will have a wheely good time crafting @FamilyFunMag’s cool city streets toy!
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Felt street craft
felt road project,
City-Streets Felt Craft: FamilyFun Test Drive
With the help of a hidden magnet, we show you how to make a ribbon of cassette tape tumble and roll like a desert tumbleweed. #craft
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Tumbling Tapeweeds: Learning Activity for Kids (if you need to find a use for all your old cassette tapes lol!)
Desert Magnet Trail
Dye pasta for a cost-effective sorting game for toddlers.
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Dye pasta for a cost-effective sorting game for toddlers. Plus other fun busy ideas
Busy Bag Activities for Toddlers
Busy Bags!: Noodling Around (via Parents.com)
busy bag ideas
Download and print these free vocabulary cards, then use lettered clothespins to help your toddler practice matching letters and spelling. Genius!
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Toddler Activities - busy bag ideas!
Clothes pin word play
word play || Write letters on clothespins for kids to clip to flash cards. You can print downloadable templates and also laminate cards to make them last longer. 3 years+ KellyOribine.com
Plastic eggs are the perfect tool to help your toddler practice lower- and uppercase letters!
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Upper & lower case letter matching on Easter eggs
Help toddler with uppercase and lowercase letters.
Easter egg letter game
LOVE these ideas, especially the easter egg one!! Busy Bags!: Good Eggs (via Parents.com)
Keep toddlers occupied anywhere with this "sew" fun #craft. Make slits in felt shapes and cut a length of ribbon that your child can thread the pieces onto.
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Busy bag ideas - They're so brilliant only a mom could have invented them. These homemade activities are ideal for restaurant waits and doctor visits. Re-create one of these bloggers' ideas or dream up your own, then hand it to your child and enjoy a moment of peace.
Sew Fun Tune fine motor skills with this activity from the blog PotpourriMommy.Blogspot.com, by Lindsay Mattson, a former teacher and mom of one. Simply make slits in felt shapes, and cut a length of ribbon that your child can thread the pieces onto.
Busy Bag - Tune fine motor skills with this activity from the blog PotpourriMommy.Blogspot.com, by Lindsay Mattson, a former teacher and mom of one. Simply make slits in felt shapes, and cut a length of ribbon that your child can thread the pieces onto
Kid parade project made the night before......Keep kids occupied anywhere with this "sew" fun #craft. Make slits in felt shapes and cut a length of ribbon that your child can thread the pieces onto.
Yes, you can recreate this funny face felt activity at home! Try crafting it with your toddler so she can work on hand-eye coordination with a flattened version of Mr. Potato Head.