With this homemade game, your toddler will love using her pincer grasp (thumb and forefinger) to open the flaps and find her very own photo!
Nothing is more personal to a toddler than her name and picture. Take advantage of this interest by creating a personalized storybook of your toddler’s day.
Playing a favorite fill-and-spill “basketball” game can help your baby learn new “motion” concept words by associating new words with the meaning of the motion.
During these months, children show interest and excitement listening to songs and poems, especially those with repetitive phrases.
Peekaboo games are lots of fun for your toddler. In addition, these types of interactive activities help your toddler learn to pay attention.
Help your toddler develop motor skills by rolling a ball back and forth with him. It’s fun and it helps your toddler develop eye-hand coordination.
Beginning at around 12 months, toddlers become increasingly curious about cause and effect. Provide toys and experiences in which your child can explore cause and effect relationships.
Toddlers love music and movement. Combine rhyme, music and movement as you sing this familiar nursery rhyme and tap out the beat.
Finger painting provides a fun way for your toddler to strengthen the muscles in her hands and fingers. As your child progresses through the toddler years, she’ll begin to use those muscles to help her control crayons and pencils.
Toddlers love to use a shovel and dig in the sand. Why not make it a fun learning activity by letting them dig for letters?