Toddler activities

Excited to take part in Still Playing Schools Small Worlds from A-Z series this month.  Of course I choose letter H.  It would be perfect for the one thing my kids play with EVERYDAY, Hot Wheels!  My kids can not get enough of those fun cars, trucks, buses…  You

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The kids and I have been enjoying a slow summer over here.  I have been blogging less and sitting poolside more.  Our fun summer times are almost over for this year.  School is starting soon!  So with back to school on my mind, even if I do not want

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My kids love simple water play.  I do too because they can stay cool and enjoy playing outside when it is hot.  We had a really fun water wall and I took it down.  I was going to move it and work on it this summer.  Well, I found

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My kids really enjoy sensory bins or water bins.  With summer upon us, I thought it was time for  a summer themed water sensory bin for the kids to play in.  Seashells and water come to mind first.  Then a fun seashell wash station came to mind next.  My

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So what is the first thing that pops into your head when you think summer?  Watermelon!  That is what I thought.  So many fun things come to mind for summer but for some reason watermelon was my first thought over and over again.  Might be because I was trying

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What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day than with a fun Tatooine Desert Sensory Bin!  Today is May the 4th or Star Wars day.  May the 4th or may the force, lol.  Just love the play on words.  As the boy of 3 boys we have no shortage

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I have been wanting to add tree stumps to our outside playspace for a few years now.  I got lucky and my inlaws had to cut down a tree.  They already knew I had been on the lookout for tree stumps.  They brought us 5!  Yay, I was so

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  Another month and another fun Busy Bag idea!  Last month we shared Rainbow Color and Shape Match Up. This month we have a Butterfly Counting Activity busy bag to share with you all.  I have been having a lot of fun using my stash of felt for these busy bags.

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  We have been having a lot of fun this year with felt busy bags. After making the kids a Rainbow Color and Shape Match Up busy bag I still had one more rainbow themed idea.  My idea was a Rainbow Rocket Felt Set.  The kids love rockets and busy bags.

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  We cut up a bunch of pool noodles in 2013.  We have been putting them to use in a lot of fun ways since.  You can see a lot of fun ideas here in Creative Pool Noodle Ideas for the kids.  The one fun idea I have yet

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My kids always get more excited about the bubble wrap that comes in packages than the item inside.  Needless to say, sometimes the item inside might not be to their liking.  But even if it is a toy… they still want the bubble wrap first.  We got a fun

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   It is time for another fun busy bag idea for the month.  Last month we shared a Valentine inspired busy bag with you and this month we have a rainbow inspired one to share.  Spring and ST. Patrick’s Day are coming up so the ideas for rainbow inspired

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  We bought little clear red plastic hearts before and the kids loved them.  I had no clue where I had put them.  On a trip to the store I came across more and picked up a pack for a $1.  I brought them home to use this time

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 This month’s busy bag post is Valentine’s Day themed!  I have a stack of felt that has been siting on a shelf for some time now.  These busy bag posts have given me good reason to use them.  Last month we shared a Snowman busy bag.  This month I

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