A busy bag round-up. The biggest collection of busy bag ideas I have seen!
My Delicious Ambiguity: Toddler Busy Bag Month number magnets with fishing rods
water sensory bottles: water and beaded necklace; water and foam letters; water and glitter; water and plastic beads; water and nature elements like rocks and fake leaves; water and curled ribbon
Make alphabet clothespins for letter recognition and spelling for preschoolers and kidergarteners;
DIY Quiet Blocks
Instead of numbers write the color word on the bottles. Sort pom-poms by color. Empty each bottle and count the pom-poms. Then record how many pom-poms were in each bottle. Add the two colors together for addition practice.
And if you don't have all those balls, you can fill this pool with anything that will float and is not a hazard to baby. :) But the balls are nice. :: Simple Water Play with Balls Great for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and beyond!
IKEA Paper Organizer - Craft Room - DIY Paper Sorter from stacked IKEA Magazine files. Just tape together with packing tape.