Some activities are great for many kids from age 1 to 7 or even more. This activity is one of them. You can start with your 1 yo just by putting pompoms in holes randomly. You can add tongs to make it more difficult for your 2 yo and add simple colors for 3 yo and color patterns for 4-5 yo and then add more holes and longer patterns for 6 it goes on like this. Briefly, It’s up to you to make it easier and harder.
Have ever tried to use kitchen utensils for creating activities? If not yet, you can start with a whisk for your baby/new toddler. You can tie pipe cleaners simply on a whisk and ask your kid to rescue them. It is great for developing many skills. It can help your baby to be able stay in sitting position longer time. Great for crawling times, too. You can put it a little bit far and ask your baby to catch it.
You don’t need many resources for practicing colors with your toddler. Usually colorful papers and toys are great for learning colors. You can use whatever you have at home.
If your kid has just begin to sit, then it is time to prepare a busy bin for him/her. Either you can directly put big toys into a bin for your baby or you can use yarn/rubber bands to wrap the bin to keep the busy moments longer for your toddler. It can be an amazing sibling fun, too.
Spring is the best time to observe nature and see the new life of plants growing under melting snow. Blossoms always send us positive energy while sending off long and dark winter days. Make a spring craft to welcome spring.
It helps to develop tiny hand muscles and imagination. You can build your own building. All you need is an empty box and some straws. That’s all. 🏦🏨🏡🏢🏠Cut the straws to the size you want, make small cuts in the middle, then insert the cardboards in the straws. It would be better if you use thin cardboard.
If you want to have a walk with your kid, you can have better time together in nature by creating nature faces. You need nothing but nature to be creative.
I know sometimes we need very simple and quick ideas to make our little ones happy. We love puppets and I usually use puppets for singing and reading funny stories to my kids. If you don’t have any puppet you can draw on your fingers funny faces to have fun with your little one. It might be tickly for younger kids.
You can use these crocodile friends to prepare a quick sensory setup as we did. Here are our super easy crocodiles 🐊🐊🐊🐊
They are looking for some food, can you feed them?