Thrifty Threading: Wooden Tubes and Paper Towel Holders
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Thrifty Threading: Wooden Tubes and Paper Towel Holders

Encourage your baby to learn through play with this fun DIY threading with wooden tubes activity. Use common household items to transform a humble wooden tube into a game that your baby will want to do over and over again. Each grasp will be strengthening their hands. Each mistake will be a neural connection made,…

Bubbling over with Fun: a Bubble Pouring Station Guide
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Bubbling over with Fun: a Bubble Pouring Station Guide

If you are searching for an activity to regulate moods, entertain, encourage development and make some memories, look no further than a bubble pouring station. The classic pouring station will always have its place in the top activities to do with toddlers. In saying that, this is better. Bubbles are better. Adding bubbles to our…

Fun with Mini Popsticks: an Egg Carton Posting Game for Toddlers
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Fun with Mini Popsticks: an Egg Carton Posting Game for Toddlers

Toddlers love posting so why not introduce them to this simple DIY mini popstick posting egg carton activity. If you have a toddler, Im sure you have come to discover for placing things inside others. This is a developmental milestone that begins when they are just 6 months old. Posting activities allow them to explore…

Galactic Explorers: Space Themed Flour Sensory Bin
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Galactic Explorers: Space Themed Flour Sensory Bin

Explore outer space with your toddler using this simple space themed flour sensory bin. This toddler activity can be set up in literally seconds and is priming with learning opportunities for your little space explorer. This article discusses benefits of sensory play, how to make this sensory bin taste safe and little tips to make…

Sensory Play Bin with Paper Pulp Clean Mud for Kids
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Sensory Play Bin with Paper Pulp Clean Mud for Kids

Paper pulp clean mud is a simple and fun sensory bin filler for your toddlers next messy play session. Whether your using saved scrap paper or collecting shredded paper from a business in your community, this is a fun way of further extending the use of a resource that would otherwise be disposed of. Introduction…

Top 47 Educational Activities for 2-year-olds At-Home
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Top 47 Educational Activities for 2-year-olds At-Home

Hav fun while learning working your way through this list of top 47 educational activities for 2-year-olds. Feed your child’s natural curiosity and help them develop a love for learning with these inexpensive educational activities. They are quick and easy to set up and can provide your child with an environment that is going to…

Splash into Summer: How to Create Diy Sponge Water Bombs
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Splash into Summer: How to Create Diy Sponge Water Bombs

I’ve found the perfect summer project to share with you: DIY Sponge Water Bombs. After being gifted a pack of water bombs or water balloons, my children had the best afternoon filling and throwing them at each other. They were running around, being active it fits of laughter. However as the giggles turned to requests…

Splash into Fun: Best Summer Water Play Activities for Kids
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Splash into Fun: Best Summer Water Play Activities for Kids

Fun water play activities for kids are a great way to spend the day! Whether you are at home or out and about, water play is always a hit with my kids. I hope your family loves these activities as much as we do. Introduction to Summer Water Fun Summer has always beckoned us to…

Potato Masher Play Dough Smash
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Potato Masher Play Dough Smash

Team up your fresh homemade play dough with a kitchen staple to create a potato masher play dough smash activity for your toddler. The humble second draw down in your kitchen is a treasure trove for tools that can be repurposed for play dough fun. Today, we are celebrating our beloved potato masher to have…

Ice Cream Shop Dramatic Play
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Ice Cream Shop Dramatic Play

Welcome to our blog post on ice cream shop dramatic play! Dramatic play is an essential part of childhood development. It provides children with opportunities to explore their imaginations, enhance their social skills, and engage in creative role-playing. In this post, we’ll delve into the exciting world of setting up a simple ice cream shop…

Painting with Balls: Process Art and STEAM Activity
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Painting with Balls: Process Art and STEAM Activity

Get ready to explore the super cool realm of painting with balls with your toddler in this article. Brace yourself for an artistic adventure where your toddler can experiment, explore, and create their very own masterpieces. That is while boosting their fine motor skills, cognitive abilities, and sensory experiences. We’ve got a step-by-step guide that…

Oobleck Construction Site Sensory Play
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Oobleck Construction Site Sensory Play

Embrace your toddler’s love for diggers, dump trucks, and excavators with this oobleck construction site sensory play activity. Oobleck Construction Site Sensory Play Oozy Oobleck is a fun and sensory material that toddlers can play with. Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid is made by mixing cornstarch and water. This substance behaves like both a liquid…

Painting with Construction Trucks
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Painting with Construction Trucks

Painting with construction trucks is a creative and enjoyable activity for your digger-loving toddler! Painting with trucks combines the excitement of playing with vehicles and the artistic expression of painting. It offers a unique approach to creating artwork by using the wheels of toy trucks to create fascinating patterns and textures on a canvas or…

Construction Trucks Taste Safe Dirt Sensory Bin
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Construction Trucks Taste Safe Dirt Sensory Bin

Learn how to make a construction trucks taste-safe dirt sensory bin for your toddler. Construction trucks are all the rage in our house at the moment. This super simple sensory play idea was quick to set up. It kept Mr 2 engaged in learning with a busy mind and busy hands for the better part…

Dinosaur Footprints in Play Dough
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Dinosaur Footprints in Play Dough

Learn about the benefits of exploring dinosaur footprints in play dough with your toddler. Exploring dinosaur footprints in play dough can be a fun and educational activity for toddlers. It is a quick and easy activity to fill in that 20 minutes before school pick up as proven just yesterday. Here is how making dinosaur…

Mortar and Pestle Flower Play
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Mortar and Pestle Flower Play

Enjoy the sensory experience of smashing, grinding and pounding with mortar and pestle flower play. Making potions in the back yard holds many fond memories of my childhood. I remember grinding flowers between two rocks with sandy toes, leaves in my hair and being completely lost in a world created in my imagination. Well in…

How to Build a Magnetic Tile Pulley
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How to Build a Magnetic Tile Pulley

In this article, you will learn how to build a magnetic tile pulley system. This is a simple (and fabulous) way to bring some physics and STEM into your child’s play. We were inspired by Mr 2s current favourite book featuring a crane with its long boom. Using magnetic tiles and some household materials, we…

Magic Writing Cloth
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Magic Writing Cloth

A magic writing cloth is a great tool for paint-less painting for your toddler. How does painting with black paint sound…. indoors… with a toddler? If this scenario makes you crinkle your nose and cringe a little, I have the answer for you. It’s a magic writing cloth. Magic Writing Cloth Toddlers love painting for…