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…

Fun Balance Activities for Toddlers Coordination
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Fun Balance Activities for Toddlers Coordination

Add some fun into every day with these balance activities for toddlers. Learn how to add balancing games into you toddlers day to not only improve their balance and coordination but many other vital life skills too. The Importance of Balance and Coordination Developing balance and coordination early in life sets the foundation for a…

39 Best favourite toddler travel toys for road trip
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39 Best favourite toddler travel toys for road trip

In this article, I’ve curated a list of the 39 best travel toys for your toddler.  This amazing collection of toys will ensure to make your family road trip or plane ride not only manageable but also a joyous and memorable experience for both parents and their little adventurers. Embarking on long car trips with…

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…

Magnetic Numbers on Cookie Sheet Counting
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Magnetic Numbers on Cookie Sheet Counting

Introduce your toddler to numbers with this magnetic numbers on cookie sheet counting activity. Magnetic numbers on a cookie sheet can be a fun and interactive way to teach and practice counting with your toddler. Not only does this activity expose them to rote counting and the written number or symbol that represents the number,…

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…

Colour Posting with Wooden Cubes and Milk Bottles
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Colour Posting with Wooden Cubes and Milk Bottles

Repurpose milk bottles and wooden cubes to create a fun posting activity for your toddler. Kids love putting objects into small spaces. Lost your remote lately? Check your toddler’s play space. My bet is it is in a little box or stashed in their play kitchen. Creating a fun and educational activity for toddlers using…

Printable Bookish Play Pack Toddler Preschooler
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Printable Bookish Play Pack Toddler Preschooler

Save time pinning ideas with these ready made printable bookish play packs! Expand on your toddler’s favourite books with these book themed printable activity packs that are bursting with learning opportunities! Printable Bookish Play Packs for Toddler and Preschoolers So you have been stuck in the Pinterest rabbit hole, looking for inspiration to add extra…

Possum Magic – Books & Play Discovery Week Zero
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Possum Magic – Books & Play Discovery Week Zero

Hush Possum and Grandma Poss have been favourite characters amongst Australian families for as long as I can remember. We are featuring Possum Magic activities in this week’s play. Extend your child’s reading time with some bookish play! Showcasing popular titles, a new picture book play pack is here! We are lucky enough to get…

How to Make Taste Safe Sand
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How to Make Taste Safe Sand

Taste safe sand can be used in so many meaningful play experiences! There are so many benefits associated with sensory play. Taste safe sand is perfect to use for so many different activities for babies and toddlers to access opportunities to support their growth and development. Not only do kids love playing in this sand,…