Fine Motor Activities: Decorate the Felt Christmas Trees

One of our simplest fine motor activities is Christmas themed- Decorate the Felt Christmas Trees with Pompoms. This Christmas activity for kids is super easy to set up and a great way to work on fine motor skills while participating in all the holiday fun!   *This post was originally posted on December 3, 2013 and has since been updated. […]

How to Easily Encourage Imaginative Play Using Felt

Here’s a one of my favorite ways to inspire imaginative play using felt.  It’s super easy to do and makes a great activity for toddlers and preschoolers! Follow our Creative Play Pinterest board!   Sometimes the simplest things can really spark the imagination of a child. Adding these felt play pieces to toys you already have is a great […]

Car Themed Sensory Bin for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Sensory bins are one of my favorite toddler and preschooler activities! They really are so fun to put together and always seem to provide hours of play for children. Our latest sensory bin is car themed for all the car-loving children out there! Are you following our Sensory Box & Small World Inspiration Pinterest Board?   […]

Activities for Toddlers: Heart-Themed Fine Motor Activity

Here’s one  of our favorite valentine-themed activities for toddlers! Not only did my toddler have lots of fun with this heart activity, but he also had the opportunity to practice fine motor skills too. Follow our Valentine’s Day for Kids Pinterest board!   We are having so much fun with our heart shaped pasta! Who knew […]

Toddler Activities: Scooping Pom Poms

Toddler activities are always a big hit with my two year old! This toddler activity requires only a few materials and provides the opportunity for children to work on fine motor skills, color words, and basic math skills like counting and size comparison. Are you following our Toddler Play & Learning Pinterest Board?   It […]

Halloween Activities for Toddlers: Mini Pumpkins and Felt

This invitation to play with mini pumpkins and felt squares is one of our favorite Halloween activities for toddlers!  It’s such an easy toddler activity to set up and leads to all kinds of sensory play and learning- including sorting practice and fine motor skills. Follow our Toddler Play and Learning Pinterest board!     Toddler […]

Toddler Activities: Play with Pompoms, Cardboard Tube and a Mirror

One of my favorite ways to create toddler activities is to gather up supplies I notice my toddler is interested in and placing them together as an invitation to play. This toddler activity uses just three materials- some pompoms, a mirror, and a cardboard tube left over from wrapping paper.  Are you following our Toddler […]

Peek-A-Boo Farm Animals Activity (Free Printable)

Here’s a farm animals free printable for toddlers and preschoolers. This farm animals printable is perfect for playing a guessing peek-a-book game or using while you sing Old MacDonald Had a Farm!  Follow Buggy and Buddy on Pinterest!   Does your toddler or preschooler love farm animals like mine? Theo is just enthralled with sheep, cows, horses, […]