Gather about 10 items to serve as bowling pins, (empty milk cartons, plastic drink bottles, upside-down paper cups, kitchen roll cores etc). Set up the “bowling pins” like in a bowling alley. Mark a line with tape. It’s a good idea to try this in a corridor as it will help your little bowler with rolling the ball in the right direction. Have your toddler stand behind the line of.
Toddlers love to “write” and this is a great way to introduce them to letters and communication. Make a post box together out of a shoe-box or small cardboard box, cutting a small slot in the front and painting it green. Give your child paper and crayons and encourage them to write letters. Give them envelopes and stickers as stamps as well. If you’re feeling a little more creative you.
Toddlers love to help out in the kitchen and this quick and easy recipe will tickle their taste buds too. Serves: 6 Ingredients: 50g plain flour 1 egg 150ml milk 25g melted butter – Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre and add the egg. – Use a balloon whisk to mix the egg into the flour and gradually whisk in the milk.
Would you like to come to a tea party? Imagine the rush of independence that comes when your little one is allowed to be in charge of her very own tea party! This is a great game to play after nap-time. Start building up the suspense in advance, “I have a surprise for you”, “wait till you see who’s come for tea!”. Hopefully you’ve had time to invite some “friends”,.
When cooking, have your toddler help with tasks like getting food from the fridge or cupboard, mixing ingredients, practise simple pouring, and putting food on the plate. Teach them how to set the table as well to get in the habit of good tidying-up skills. Even encourage them to smell the ingredients you are using as you are preparing the meal. Cooking is fascinating to toddlers, and they get a.
Simple concepts like colours are starting to become easily recognizable for a toddler, so build upon this through playing a colour treasure hunt! Try this game around your own home, in a shopping centre or anywhere you like when a quick distraction is needed! Start by choosing a colour, or have your toddler pick one and ask him to find you something nearby in that colour. Make it a little.
The kitchen offers a variety of ways to teach your toddler a number of skills. Here is a fun (and simple) way to start cooking together. Find a recipe for biscuits (toddler cook books or the internet have lots). Little ones love to help with the weighing of flour, sugar and cracking the eggs, so encourage them! Of course the best part about mixing the ingredients together is testing the.
Toddlers enjoy watching birds sing and sit in the back garden, and this activity gives them a chance to practise being kind to nature! You’ll need half a stale bagel, a plastic knife, honey, birdseed, ribbon or string (and a willing adult to help!). First, let your toddler drench the bagel in honey, yes it’s messy but so much fun! Next, roll the bagel in lots of birdseed, covering as.
This is a fun and active game about stop and go! Place a length of tape (masking tape is good) down on the floor at one end of the room. Place another length on the other side of the room, parallel to the first, and make sure there’s enough space in between and that there are no obstacles. Tell your toddler to go to one side of the room and.
A few months back, when baby was a bump, you had that dream of spending Christmas with your loved ones as they gaze adoringly at your little one and insist that you sit by the log fire while they take care of everything. Then the bump becomes your little bundle of joy, bringing sleepless nights, lots of laundry, a wardrobe full of clothes that don’t fit anymore. You begin to.