1.) Make a noodle bowl with pipe cleaners and a strainer. This is a great motor activity for your tot and maybe even a stress reliever for mom!
2.) Color! You can never go wrong with the classic coloring book and crayons. Just make sure your little doesn’t eat the blueberry blue!
3.) Make a sensory jar. Add glitter, water, bubbles and whatever else you’d like to mix up to grab that small human’s attention. Just make sure the lid is on tight!
4.) Build a fort! Another classic that stands the test of time.
5.) Blow some bubbles! A great time for your little and cleanup is a breeze.
6.) Pretend to Cook! At this age, your tot’s imagination is gaining speed. Pull out the pots and pans and plastic ware and prepare a pretend meal.
7.) Playdough! This activity will last you through many of the early years. Just make sure it doesn’t become a snack.
8.) Sort colorful craft pompoms. This is another great sensory activity and will also help your little learn colors.
7.) Clean! Yes…we’re serious! Give your little a pretend broom and sweep the floors. You’ll be surprised how much fun it will be for him/her AND you’ll be teaching a great habit.
8.) Have a dance party! See what moves that little person is working with. Check out this Newsymom recommended playlist.