preschool - nap time activities for non-sleepers

preschool - nap time activities for non-sleepers

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Want to add a little craftiness to preschool math? Break out the glue gun and create this button board!

Preschool Sorting & Categorizing Activities |

Make a tangled web weave with yarn and cardboard. Great for preschool-kindergarten years. Improves dexterity and coordination too!

what a tangled web we weave | Walking by the Way

Letter/Number Templates | Activities For Children | Documents, Letters/Numbers | Play At Home Mom

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While He Was Napping: {Kids on the Road} Activities for Toddlers

While He Was Napping: {Kids on the Road} Activities for Toddlers

Montessori Inspired Tot School Letter J activities - matching lids to jars. So fun for toddlers!

The Kavanaugh Report: Tot School: Letter J

relaxation bottles/time out bottles

Relax Bottle/Time Out Timer

Button Boards We have a new activity! It's a quiet activity that we keep with our books for quiet time. I pinned a Button Board idea and thought I'd make one for Butterfly to use. It's great for fine motor finger strengthening skills and to learn more of the buttoning skills for clothing practice, plus it reviews the basic shapes.

Rockabye Butterfly: Button Board

Another easy idea , costs practically nothing but such a great idea for cognitive thinking , creativity , fine motor skills etc !!!

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Lacing Activity..would make for a nice busy bag for toddlers who haven't yet grasped lacing through holes

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Calming bottles - these sensory bottles are great for little ones to explore and for preschoolers to use during a cooling off period.

Calming Bottles

so many ways to use this... fine motor skills, shape practice, visual/spatial... and so easy. great idea for a young classroom or simple activity at home

A Quiet Time Activity Great For All Ages - Momtastic

Weaving Busy Bag! A fun way to develop fine motor skills on the go!

Fine Motor Skill Practice: Weaving Busy Bag for Kids

Tons of awesome ideas for busy bags. You could also use them to have your own busy bag swap with friends.

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Calming glitter bottle for moments when children need some 'quiet time'.

Quiet time glitter bottle - Laughing Kids Learn

Letter recognition idea

Leap year activities for children

40 Ways to Distract a Toddler- really good creative list! Can't wait to try some

Simple Little Home: 40 Ways to Distract a Toddler

Need to read this: Would you like to have at least an hour of quiet time every single day? (Even if your children have stopped napping?) This post is FULL of ideas to get you started.

Mommy’s Quiet Time 101

BUSY BAG IDEAS. HUGE list, awesome link!

A Busy Bag Round-Up...

Lots of fun Busy Bag Ideas...a few I haven't seen before.

A Busy Bag Round-Up...

Preschool aged busy bag activities. Very cute!

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Preschool busy bags

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sponge towers : cheap and quiet -- totally doing this.

Toddler Approved!: Sponge Tower Time

Busy Bag activities for preschool and toddler

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Toddler Busy Bags

The Princess and the Tot: Toddler Busy Bags