I made this sweet little baby family photo album when my now toddler was around 11 months old. She was absolutely fascinated to see pictures of herself. In fact she was simply fascinated to see pictures of all of us. To make one of these (and i promise it is worth it) you will need: … Continue reading Baby On-the-Go Family Album 0-2 yrs
I love the vibrance and educational benefit that Invitation trays offer toddlers. It gives them a constructive opportunity to explore, create and play. ♡It is a wonderful tool to build their imagination. ♡Playdough offers a great fine motor workout for their tiny fingers ♡They are given the opportunity to explore new 'little' worlds through themed … Continue reading Sealife and Playdough Invitation to Play
I love sensory i-spy bottles. They provide the much needed interest and entertainment for a bored toddler and are especially helpful on the go. Many times they proved to spark my older kids into a game of i-spy. You will need: PVC clear bottle Fill 3/4 full with rice Add in 8-10 miniatures (try different … Continue reading Sensory I-Spy Bottles
Today we made this beautiful fluffy yellow cloud dough. It is thee easiest recipe and whips up in no time providing a wonderful sensory experience. I love this activity because it combines 2 textures in one. A smooth powdery dough which can then be crumbled. The recipe: 4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cooking … Continue reading Cloud Dough – Yellow
I am a HUGE fan of Melissa & Doug toys. They are all so appropriate and exciting to play with. Today my tot (2 years old) enjoyed playing with this shape sorter. I love this because it encourages hand-eye coordination, color recognition & shape recognition. Older kids can also use the shapes to trace around … Continue reading Shapes & Colors – Melissa & Doug
Green is for GO!!!!! Today we are focussing on the color GREEN. We coloured some rice green for our sensory bin. And i threw in some scoops and cups to play with. I also hid some green shapes inside the rice for my 2 year old to look for. And laid out a green grass … Continue reading Green is for GO!!! Color activity for tots!!!
I love Melissa and Dougs Colorful Caterpillar for my almost 2 year old. Teaches colour recognition, cause and effect(when you turn one gear they all rotate - how cute?), hand-eye co-ordination by placing each gear on the corresponding colour knob. Count them too if you would like to!!! Available at Toy Adventure Stores (SA) & … Continue reading Colorful Caterpillar – Melissa & Doug