Toddler Activities in a Britax Car Seat – Giveaway

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Check out these road trip activities and leave a comment for a chance to win $50! You have a safe and comfortable car seat, every item you need is packed, you've prepared the perfect play list, and you are ready to hit the road. Wait! You need these 8 Toddler Activities that are perfect to work on in a car seat! Stickers Stickers are perfect for kids of all ages to … [Read more...]

Toddler Activities with Shredded Paper

Toddler Activities with Shredded Paper

I asked my husband to bring home some shredded paper from work because it seemed like it had potential for some fun activities... My son and I had a blast playing with it! Here are some toddler activities you can try with shredded paper: Shredded Paper Hunt: I tossed a bunch of my son's favorite little cars into a box of shredded paper, mixed it up, and let him … [Read more...]

1 Year Old Activities with Boxes

1 Year Old Activities with Boxes

All you need are boxes to keep your 1 year old entertained! 1 Year Old Activities with Boxes My 1 year old loves to color, but when I give him paper he tends to get more color on the floors or table he is working on. I found a perfect solution to this problem. I take an old cardboard box and let him go to town on it. The raised surface keeps crayon marks off of the floor and … [Read more...]

Free Toddler Alphabet Activity

Free Toddler Alphabet Activity

School is off to a good start this year. My two year old is adjusting to being at home without big sister and big brother to keep her entertained. Now that we are getting settled into our new schedule, I have found that Miss C likes to be busy and enjoys learning about everything around her. There are so many things she is noticing and wanting to know more about. One concept … [Read more...]

Free Toddler Activities

Free Toddler Activities

When I was a teacher I was always trying to think of ways to make the most of transitional times like walking through hallways, waiting for dismissal or assemblies, etc. I used to play games with students to work on letter sounds, math facts, and other skills that the students were working on. I felt like a more effective teacher knowing I used my time wisely. As a mother I … [Read more...]

Toddler Water Play

Toddler Water Play

Toddler Water Play is a fun way to keep your toddler cool this summer! My son would play with the hose all day if we let him, but of course we limit it to a short period of the day. This is an activity that he absolutely loves and it keeps him cool during the hot summer days. We line up cups of different sizes on the ground. Then we turn on the hose, just so it's trickling … [Read more...]

30 Second Smoothies for Your Toddler

30 Second Smoothies for Your Toddler

  With the hot weather the past few days, my son hasn't had much of an appetite. He loves smoothies, but with no fresh or frozen fruit on hand I decided to improvise. 30 Second Smoothies for Your Toddler   We took one pouch of baby food, added cold water, and stirred it up. We stuck a straw in the cup and my son drank it right down! We used Gerber … [Read more...]

Learning Body Parts for Toddlers

Learning Body Parts for Toddlers with Sticky Face Game

Learning Body Parts for Toddlers Help your little one identify body parts with this fun sensory and fine motor activity! 1.  Print a large picture of your child or just their face, depending on what you want to learn to identify. Laminate it if you prefer.  You could also use a printable coloring book page or drawing of a generic face or body. 2.  Cut a piece of … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Activities for One Year Olds

Rainy Day Activities

Rainy days don't have to be long days with one year olds! There are lots of ways to have fun using things you already have in the house. Here are some fun rainy day activities for one year olds. Today was a rainy day and I was babysitting a little one year old boy the same age as my son. We usually take a trip to the park in the morning but the weather wasn't cooperating. … [Read more...]

Repurpose Baby Wipe Lids

Repurpose Baby Wipe Lids

If you’ve ever used a pack of travel wipes, you know they come with a nifty plastic lid that opens and closes and keeps the wipes from drying out. I love these lids, but I don’t love throwing them out. I started separating the lid from the bag and recycling the lid, but even then the teacher in me just couldn’t see such a versatile piece of plastic go to waste! So, here are … [Read more...]

Playground Fun with a One Year Old

Playground and Your One Year Old

My one year old and I always love going to the playground. He loves to explore, climb, swing and slide with me close by making sure he's safe. Today while we were getting ready to go he was carrying around his ball and I thought how much fun a ball would be at the playground! Why hadn't I thought to bring one before?! So we brought the ball with us and had so much … [Read more...]

DIY Toddler Ball Pit

DIY Toddler Ball Pit

My 14 month-old little man has been OBSESSED with balls since he was about 10 months old. It was his first word and continues to be the word said most often every day. My husband came up with the idea of a DIY Toddler Ball Pit. So we thought, why not fill the pack-n-play?! So we bought a bag of ball pit balls for 30 bucks and he loves it. It has been one of little man’s … [Read more...]