toddler

Crawlers’ Beach a learning experience for toddlers and infants
Crawlers’ Beach a learning experience for toddlers and infants (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Academic research delivers enriching experiences for children in Early Start Discovery Space’s newest attraction The University of Wollongong Early Start Discovery Space’s newest attraction, Crawlers’ Beach, is already proving a hit with newborns to two year olds and their carers, a ... Read More »

Coloured pasta for education and craft
Coloured pasta for education and craft (15 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

Age 2 – 7 years Duration of activity Up to 20 minutes Materials/equipment Dried tube pasta (choose shape to meet your child’s ability level) Snap-lock bags Coloured food dyes of your choice Optional: glitter Cling wrap Hand sanitiser (alcohol, no-wash ... Read More »

Want to boost your toddler’s development? Put a toy chicken on your head!
Want to boost your toddler’s development? Put a toy chicken on your head! (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Parents who joke and pretend with their children are teaching them important life skills, research by the University of Sheffield has revealed. The study showed that children as young as 16 months old naturally learn the difference between joking and ... 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 »

Make your own Santa Beard
Make your own Santa Beard (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 18 months plus Duration of activity 10-30 minutes Materials/equipment Santa beard template or you can let your child draw their own beard. Cardboard or a scrap of fabric Craft glue Paintbrush Cotton wool Elastic (this is so it can ... Read More »

Christmas Angel Puppets
Christmas Angel Puppets (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 18 months plus Duration of activity 1/4 to ¾ hour Materials/equipment Angel puppet template Coloured cardboard Glue Stick Drinking straws Sticky tape Colouring pencils, crayons or textas Embellishments, for examples glitter, stickers, petals, leaves, old wrapping paper or glossy ... 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 »

Checklist – Fine motor skill milestones for toddlers (18 months to 36 months)
Checklist – Fine motor skill milestones for toddlers (18 months to 36 months) (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fine motor skills, the skills which allow children to control the use of their fingers and hands develop rapidly in toddlers. Development milestones are actions most toddlers can do with their hands by a certain age. Toddlers 18-24 months Toddlers between ... Read More »

Fine motor skill development milestones for toddlers – 18 to 36 months
Fine motor skill development milestones for toddlers – 18 to 36 months (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As babies develop the gross motor skills that enable them to toddle around, they are also improving their fine motor skills which allow them to pick objects up and manipulate them. If you’ve got a toddler you’ve almost certainly noticed ... Read More »

Top reading tips for toddlers
Top reading tips for toddlers (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s never too early to start reading with your children. Edith Cowan University education researchers have a simple message for parents who want to set their children up for academic success: it’s never too early to start supporting your child ... Read More »

 
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