Make this quick and easy gingerbread play dough so the kids can decorate pretend gingerbread cookies all December long! No-cook, super-soft recipe.
These simple toddler puzzles are a quick and easy activity with very little prep. Materials Needed: - markers - colored cardstock - scissors or paper cutter - toys/objects from around the house Directions: 1. Cut each piece of cardstock in half. I used 4 pieces, so I ended up with 8 cards. 2. Trace some of your child's favorite objects onto the cardstock using a marker. You can have your child choose the objects and you can trace them. If your child is older, have them choose more challenging objects and let them trace their own "puzzle" pieces. 3. Lay out the completed "puzzles" and have your child try and match the objects with their outline. 4. If your child struggles the first time, model how to complete the puzzles and then have him try again. 5. When finished, store the objects and cards in a basket in your child's room so that he can try out his puzzles again and again when he is playing. Grade: A Another easy prep/automatically motivating activity. My little guy loved doing something new with the toys that are already his favorites. He was so proud of himself when he made a correct match! This could also be modified to make it into a memory game. Just trace each object twice and have your child match the cards and clip them together with a clothespin. Language Development: This activity can foster a lot of conversation about size, shape, and colors (ex. "the hammer is orange and yellow" or "the green gear is round"). You can also talk about the function of the objects (ex. track= what the train drives on). You can practice receptive language skills by asking your child to listen and follow directions, for example, "find the object that is red and round" or "find the object that you use to hammer a nail." You can make the questions/directions easier or harder depending on your child's age. Idea inspired by the The Toddler's Busy Book. Some of our other favorite puzzle and matching activities include Shape Town, Big Movers Matching File Folder, and Truck Shape Pattern Puzzles. Do you have a baby or toddler? Check out my new e-Book Zero to Two: the Book of Play for more ideas for keeping little ones busy learning and having fun.
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Explore what happens when you add salt to glue and then drip watercolors on top.
Well, school is over for us and I am kind of freaking out . I am hoping to avoid that dreaded phrase, "Mom . . . I'm BORED!" So, I decided that I would put together a list of things of fun things.
Activity for ages 3 to 8. Our favorite kids’ science experiments are those that have an element of magic. This vinegar and baking soda project certainly does just that – it makes hot ice! The science experiment uses just 2 ingredients that you probably have on hand. Check out the simple step-by-step below and then join The Plato Pack so […]
Turn crumpled pieces of paper into colorful artwork in this fun paper art for kids inspired by the children's book, Ish by Peter H. Reynolds!
Are you looking for a fun winter activity for kids? You will all love this DIY Snowman Tin Can Toss game.