One, Two, Three . . . Rhyme With Me!

Prep: None / Activity Time: 15 Minutes

Your toddler will love completing the verses as you read familiar rhymes from a favorite storybook! This activity encourages both phonological awareness and vocabulary growth.

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Ball Begins With B!

Prep: None / Activity Time: 10 Minutes

You can spark your toddler’s interest in the alphabet simply by talking and pointing to letters while you share a cozy reading session!

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Ooey, Gooey Painting

Prep: 5 Minutes / Activity Time: 5-10 Minutes

Pre-writing skills are learned through play, and this sensory experience will help your child develop her hand muscles, work on fine motor skills and express herself creatively.

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Farmer Jack's Animal Snacks

Prep: 3 Minutes / Activity Time: 10 Minutes

The simple conversations you have with your toddler during everyday activities can strengthen the foundation for his oral language development.

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Flip Your Lid!

Prep: 3 Minutes / Activity Time: 3 Minutes

Here is playful way to help your toddler develop his oral language, listening and thinking skills, which are all crucial to the development of literacy.

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Spider Singing

Prep: 5 Minutes / Activity Time: 7-10 Minutes

Here‘s an opportunity to actively engage your toddler with singing and movement using “The Itsy Bitsy Spider.”

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Sticky Note Letter Hunt

Prep: 5 Minutes / Activity Time: 5 Minutes

By this age, your toddler may enjoy listening to an alphabet song and singing along. This quick and simple activity will help to bring your toddler’s attention to printed letters in his environment.

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Wheel Writing

Prep: 5 Minutes / Activity Time: 5-7 Minutes

To grasp and control pencils and crayons, your toddler needs plenty of time to explore and experiment with appropriate materials that develop fine motor skills. Encouraging him to push toy cars or trucks around is a fun way to give him some fine motor practice.

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Swimming Letters

Prep: 10 Minutes / Activity Time: 5-10 Minutes

Help promote your toddler’s interest and future understanding of letter names and letter sounds by making them a part of her everyday experiences. This fun activity takes letter discovery into the water.

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My Little Helper

Prep: 3 Minutes / Activity Time: 3-5 Minutes

Encourage your toddler’s growing independence by giving him a simple task to do. Helping out will give him a feeling of pleasure and power and is a great opportunity for him to describe what he is doing.

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