Educational games

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Buckle up! Learning to use a seatbelt
Buckle up! Learning to use a seatbelt (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-5 years Duration of activity This activity will take just 5-10 minutes. Materials/equipment A car seat A doll that is an appropriate size for the car seat Cost You won’t need to buy anything to do this activity. Preparation ... Read More »

Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart)
Teeth brushing in babies and kids (with free downloadable chart) (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why is brushing teeth important? Brushing teeth is the basis of good oral hygiene and contributes to overall health. The process of brushing removes bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gum infections if left in the mouth. It reduces ... Read More »

Learning colours: Colour matching sticker game
Learning colours: Colour matching sticker game (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 18 months to 4 years Duration of activity You can fill in a couple of spare minutes playing this game, but your toddler will probably be happy to play for much longer. Materials/equipment Coloured paper or cards Coloured stickers ... Read More »

Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars
Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-7 years Duration of activity This activity will keep you and your child occupied for at least an hour Materials/equipment Salt Coloured chalk – if you have chalk in all the primary colours (red, yellow and blue), white and ... Read More »

Read and match worksheets
Read and match worksheets (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 5-7 years old Duration of activity 10 minutes. Keep children engaged and interested with short activity times. Let the child have free time after they successfully complete a worksheet. Materials/equipment Downloadable Read and Match Animal Set Worksheet Downloadable Read ... Read More »

Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf
Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing with scarves is a fun and educational activity for toddlers and babies to develop motor skills, maths skills and persistence Read More »

Coloured rice
Coloured rice (10 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5)

Age 0-8 years. Most of these games and activities are suitable for toddlers and preschool children. Sensory play games like pouring and scooping are great for babies and toddlers. The weighing and measuring activity and the more complex art ideas ... Read More »

Learn to sew embroidery
Learn to sew embroidery (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 3-10 years Duration of activity 20-30 minutes Materials/equipment Embroidery ring/frame White fly net from a haberdashery shop or similar netting Darning needles (blunt plastic needles) Wool (younger children) or embroidery thread (older children) preferably in assorted colours Adornments like ... Read More »

Counting with muffin tins
Counting with muffin tins (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-5 years Duration of activity You can fill in a few spare minutes doing one of the muffin tin counting activities or up to an hour, if you decide to repeat the activities for extra learning. Materials/equipment A muffin ... Read More »

Preparing for writing worksheets: Left to right line activities
Preparing for writing worksheets: Left to right line activities (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

These prewriting worksheets are a fun way for toddlers and pre-schoolers to develop fine motor skills and awareness of reading and writing concepts Read More »

 
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