toddlers

Mobility plays important role in development for toddlers with disabilities
Mobility plays important role in development for toddlers with disabilities (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

Typical toddlers simultaneously spend about three hours a day in physical activity, play and engagement with objects such as toys, while their peers with mobility disabilities are less likely to engage in all of those behaviours at the same time, ... Read More »

Poor Infant Sleep May Predict Problematic Toddler Behaviour
Poor Infant Sleep May Predict Problematic Toddler Behaviour (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A study recently published in Developmental Neuropsychology finds a definite link between poor infant sleep and compromised attention and behaviour at the toddler stage. The research discovered that one-year-olds who experienced fragmented sleep were more likely to have difficulties concentrating ... Read More »

Boosting confidence in shy kids
Boosting confidence in shy kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Would you like to know how to boost your shy/sensitive child’s confidence and reduce their fears and anxieties? You are invited to take part in a new study of an online parenting program. The program, called ‘Cool Little Kids Online’ ... 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 »

Alphabet Poster: Animal Train
Alphabet Poster: Animal Train (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity There are many different games and activities you can play with the alphabet animal train poster. You can fill in a few spare minutes or spend an hour or more. Materials/equipment Alphabet poster- animal ... Read More »

Transport flashcards
Transport flashcards (10 votes, average: 4.90 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity These activities can take just a few minutes or keep your child busy periodically throughout the day. Materials/equipment Transport picture and/or word flashcards. Laminating pouches and laminator (optional but laminating will extend the life ... Read More »

Easter – Kids’ Activities
Easter – Kids’ Activities (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Easter holidays are a fantastic opportunity for educational fun. These Easter kids’ activities, crafts and games will provide hours of educational fun for kids. Healthy Easter Ideas Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love It’s important for ... Read More »

Easter egg hunt alternatives
Easter egg hunt alternatives (8 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5)

Age 2-12 Duration of activity Depending on age and which activities you chose, alternative Easter hunts can last for anything from a few minutes to a few hours. Materials/equipment The materials and equipment you’ll need for alternative Easter hunts depends ... Read More »

Hand washing game: hot potato with soap
Hand washing game: hot potato with soap (3 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Hot potato is an old favourite with kids. Use a bar of soap as the hot potato and it’s a fun way to teach kids about hand washing. They’ll also improve their motor skills and develop socially from playing this ... Read More »

 
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