2 April - Toddler Isolation Activities
Hi there. It's Sumari from EasyHealthyKids.com, and this week we have a special "lockdown" edition. I have included 10 easy-to-do, low equipment, activities to do with your toddlers.
The family: Fred is a headstrong 3 year old toddler boy, and Sarah is my sweet 1 year old baby girl.
Gloop (video link) is fantastic to play with as it’s both solid and liquid. Your kids will also love mixing the two ingredients together. You just need cornstarch for this recipe.
This recipe for homemade moon sand is perfect for when you are stuck at home. It's one of my kids favorite sand recipes. You need 2 ingredients you probably already have in your home. The possibilities of play are endless with this sand, just use your kids imagination.
Go on a hunt for little sticks, come home and make playdough, and start building with this Building With Sticks And Playdough activity.
This one is great because multiple kids can play together.
If you have shaving foam and cornstarch in the house, try this wacky playdough recipe!
Just don’t let your kids taste it (or rather try a taste safe playdough if needed).
I've put together a Pinterest board with loads of free printable activities for kids. You only need access to a printer to play these fun activities with your kids.
This pom pom tube drop activity is great for when you have pom poms on hand. Then just keep your old paper towel rolls for some fun fine motor play. If you don't have pom poms, see what else can be dropped through paper towel tunnels...
This shape sorting activity is great for all ages. I love it because you only need some tape and some creativity to do this activity. Go on a hunt for shapes, then sort them!
Do you have a white board and marker available? Then try number 4 on this big list of No Cost, Low Prep Preschool Activities.
Fred and I loved playing this game. I wrote words, letters and numbers on the board. I then asked him to erase as I called out one of the things written on the board. It's fun, and he enjoyed erasing the right thing.
I don’t have shaving foam in the house, but for this decorate the cake activity, I would definitely buy some! Just see how fun it looks.
This post-it note activity is great for younger kids. You just need post-it notes, and an empty baby wipe container, to do this fun fine motor activity.
Do you have any great recipes or fun activities that you want to share? Let me know by replying to this email.
Talk to you next week.
P.S. If you try any of these activities or recipes, let me know! I'd love to hear how you found them.