Sponge towers- cheap and QUIET

Sponge blocks!

Great quiet time or restaurant activity Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again.

DIY Playroom Projects! • Lots of ideas and tutorials, including these DIY quiet blocks by 'I Can Teach My Child'!

This would be a great activity for an indoor recess. The children could make the ring and decide what the game rules are.

Balloon Ping Pong - awesome for indoors

This site has TONS of resources for structured play, beginning literacy activities, and hand-eye coordination broken down by age. Stoplight Beanbag Toss - I Can Teach My Child!

Such a great and cheap activity!

How to make sponge bombs

Blowing a pom pom along a line of tape AND walking the tape line. Good practice for little ones. Good for practicing eye movements!

indoor counting croquet

Teaching colors- a great way to teach colors and counting with this hands on activity.

Tons of quiet learning activities/games for pre-school-age kids.

Up-cycling kids art & scribbles into cards, wall art and more...

Wonderful toddler learning packets that you can download for free! They have printables, snack suggestions, songs, rhymes, and more that all correlate with a given theme.

Freeze Paint in ice cube trays (with a craft stick handle) and then paint outside with it on a hot day.

Paint in ziploc bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

Printables for pom pom activities for kids

Name Craft - Great for fine motor skills!

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