Spring Activities for Kids' Busy Bags
Welcome back for another Busy Bag Blog Hop! Check out our ideas plus the big list of awesome spring busy bags from other blogs. We've got some super fun tutorials for you, including links to help with supplies! Come to Lalymom today to find a huge selection of toddler busy bag ideas!
Simple Cutting Practice Activity – Snipping Sammy Scissors
I've got a simple cutting practice activity for you that is silly! When kids are just starting to work with scissors it is nice to find ways to let them cut things where only one snip is needed. This activity is perfect for that because you can make the “hair” as thin or thick as you want. Snip over to Lalymom for many more toddler activities!
DIY Kids Juggling Sticks Set
Hello! We have been on a pouch cap craft kick over here lately and it hasn't ended yet! Ladybug has a new Olivia book about the circus so she loves playing circus- pretending to be the ringmaster, a gymnast, an elephant, and a juggler. I took our Last Minute Fireworks Wand and turned it into a DIY Juggling Sticks Set. This was not too hard to make and the materials are somewhat flexible, you just have to play around to see what fits. Jump over to Lalymom today for this perfect toddler activity!
20 FUN Toddler Christmas Activities
The holiday season is ramping up and everyone around here is in planning mode. To help me AND you, I've put together a fun list of toddler Christmas activities! You will find a huge selection of Christmas projects for your toddler. Some of these would also be great for preschoolers and older kids. Visit Lalymom to find printables, dough recipes, pom pom crafts, and so much more!
20 Fun Christmas Activities for Toddlers
The holiday season is ramping up and everyone around here is in planning mode. To help me AND you, I've put together a fun list of toddler Christmas activities! These ideas would be great to do one-on-one with your toddler for some special holiday-inspired quality time together. You could also do some of them at holiday-themed playdates or kids' Christmas parties! Jingle over to Lalymom for some awesome toddler Christmas fun!
DIY Angry Birds Knock Down Game
Well, today we are sharing how we made our own, easy peasy DIY Angry Birds Knock Down Game. I invite you to check out the super simple tutorial to make your own super silly, super squirty Angry Birds Knock Down Game. It would be perfect for an Angry Birds Birthday Party or just a hot day in the backyard! Shoot over to Lalymom to check it out!
How to Support Communication and Language Skills in the Early Years through Play
Supporting children to become effective and confident communicators is an important role for both parents and educators. Try these play-based strategies that teach children communication and language skills. - The Empowered Educator
Kids Costumes For Halloween – The 5 Developmental Benefits Every Parent Needs To Know!
Pretend play ideas for toddlers, preschoolers and even school age children are essential to their development. Pretend play is easy with Halloween costumes. Be sure to keep them around so the kids can play dressup all year long!
How to Invite Dramatic Play Using Simple Prop Boxes & Loose Parts
Dramatic play prop box ideas for children - I love how dramatic play provides many learning opportunities for kids. Here are my simple tips for setting up dramatic play spaces and how to set up your own dramatic play prop boxes. Check out these outdoor dramatic play ideas including a police station, hospital, restaurant, and many more! - The Empowered Educator
Dramatic Play Ideas, Painting Activities, and STEAM Activity Ideas from Early Childhood Educators
Painting activities, STEAM activities, and Dramatic Play Ideas for early childhood educators/ Daycare providers - Do you enjoy seeing how other educators incorporate dramatic play ideas for children into their environment and program? Browse through this post for interesting collection of Painting, STEAM and Dramatic Play Ideas from educators in our community. - The Empowered Educator
How Does Play Support Language Development? Naturally of course! | Seeme & Liz
Baby and toddler activities for language development can happen naturally during play! This guide will explain the role of play in speech and language development. Plus learn how you can help foster speech and language development at home!
Bakery Pretend Play Free Printables for Counting
These pretend play bakery free printables from Life Over C's are a great way to practice counting to 10 and learn about money. Your preschool and kindergarten students will love learning and practicing counting while they are playing! There are tips for introducing addition and subtraction too.
Pretend Play Feeding Little Animals
This easy prep activity for kids from LalyMom offers fine motor skills practice and tons of pretend play fun! Encourage your little ones to use their imaginations and work on their fine motor skills with this invitation to play Pet Shop. They'll love this life skills creative motor skills practice opportunity.
How to create opportunities for dramatic play outside.
How to create opportunities for dramatic play outside - great for homeschool, early learning educators, family day care or long day care providers #earlylearning #earlyeducation #pretendplay #dramaticplay #simplesun #outdoorplayideas #outdoorplay #dramati