Activities With Littles

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Here is a small list of activities to do with young children:




  • Play cherades
  • Sing songs like Father Abraham; head and shoulders, knees and toes
  • Play Simon Says…or Daddy says
  • Make popcorn
  • Play Candyland
  • Make play dough
  • Play dress up
  • Make and/or play with puppets
  • Read books
  • Learn portions of scripture
  • Sort laundry together. The older one(s) can make sock matches, fold washrags, put clothes away, identify clothes
  • Play with bubbles
  • Make pictures for grandma
  • Set up a fish tank and enjoy it
  • Make instruments with paper plates, oatmeal boxes, etc.
  • Plant some seeds
  • Visit the elderly
  • Make butter
  • Make ice cream
  • Make yogurt
  • Bake cookies
  • Dance with music
  • Play with cars. Make roads.
  • Color with you.
  • Find a paper plate craft book and make crafts
  • Play a board game with them making up the “rules”
  • Finger paints
  • Play “hide the battery”
  • Play hide and seek
  • Do sommer saults and stand on your head
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2 Responses

  1. Another great stand-by is to paint with water. Give your toddler a paintbrush and a cup of water and let them go! This CAN work inside but is probably better outside.
    In the bath or shower, a spray bottle with tinted water (use a little food colouring) is also a lot of fun.

  2. Thank you for sharing so many great ideas and activities!

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