If you are at home with little ones in quarantine or staying home and practicing social distancing these ideas can help. These At-Home Indoor Easy DIY entertainment ideas for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers help develop independent play and learning!
How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus from PBS Kids
This link includes FREE full episodes of Daniel Tiger & Sesame Street shows that talk about germs and getting sick:
FREE Jewish books for kids & lots of activity ideas @ PJ Library: http://bit.ly/34jz3gT
HOW TO ENTERTAIN A TODDLER! 10 At-Home Easy Activities for 1 Year Olds!
50 Rubber Ducks* https://amzn.to/2w7t8Q0
Kid Pool (similar)* https://amzn.to/2Qgbnol
Swell Water Bottle* https://amzn.to/2vm6tz0
Recipe for Playdough
1 cup flour
1 cup water
2 tsp cream of tarter
1/3 cup salt
1 TBS vegetable oil
gel food coloring
In a small pot mix together the ingredients then cook over low / medium heat and keep stirring the entire time, it will start to thicken, when it does add the food coloring. Then when it is no longer wet, spoon it onto some wax paper to cool for 30 minutes. Knead with your hands and then you can give it to your kids to play! Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.Store in an airtight container in the fridge! Recipe for Moon Sand 2 cups flour 1/4 cup oil chalk for color Mix the oil and flour and stir until it starts to come together. Crush chalk and add it for color.
STORY TIME READ ALOUD!! Mom Reads Our Favorite Kids Books!
BEST BABY TOYS 12 – 18 MONTHS OLD! My Toddler Boy’s Favorite toys!
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HOW TO MAKE RAINBOW RICE – Sensory Bin
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IKEA DIY TOYS & HACKS 2020 + COME SHOP WITH ME!!
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TARGET $ Dollar Spot 2 YEAR OLD LEARNING ACTIVITIES – For Toddlers & Preschool!!!
BEST BOOKS for Babies & Toddlers – Learning Language and Speech Development!
My Favorite Independent Play & Learning Toys
Wobble Board https://amzn.to/2V5tLDD
Grimms Rainbow https://amzn.to/2HC47OS
Tegu Blocks https://amzn.to/3bRHy6P
Hape Snail https://amzn.to/2HCOzuj
Mesh bags (for organizing toys!) https://amzn.to/2SZjGWf
Things to Buy for Sensory Play
Sensory Bin https://amzn.to/3d0H66Z
Water Beads https://amzn.to/3b3PeSq
Moon Dirt – 2 cups flour 1/4 cup oil + crushed chalk for color
Animal Hunt – rice, beans, popcorn and small animals
‘Under the Sea’ Foam Party with PJ Library
You can find more PJ Library ideas and sign up for your own books here: http://bit.ly/34jz3gT
SCIENCE ACTIVITY: ‘Float Your Boat’
Make a City – marker on butcher paper
This week we are filming ‘Science at Home for Preschoolers’ and will be sharing ideas including these ones:
Color changing leaves – https://www.howweelearn.com/science-experiments-for-kids/
Groovy lava lamps – https://funlearningforkids.com/super-cool-lava-lamp-experiment/
Elephant toothpaste – https://www.thoughtco.com/kid-friendly-elephant-toothpaste-demo-604164
Jumping Rainbows – https://thestemlaboratory.com/walking-water-rainbow/
Clouds in a Jar – https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/cloud-in-a-jar/