Toddler and Preschool Activities

Shaving Cream Messy Play Ideas

Shavingcreamplay

Shaving cream/foam is such a simple way to entertain the kids when you're stuck indoors. All you need is a cheap can of shaving cream/foam and some food colouring or paint. We use Micador easy-to-wash paints for easy clean up.  This is a fun opportunity for the kids to experiment with colour mixing and create "puffy paint". Miss 4.5 loves mixing all…

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Toddler and Preschool Activities

3 Little Pigs Invitation To Play

3littlepigs

I recently got some inspiration from Instagram user @reaching_happy to do this darling 3 Little Pigs invitation to play: In her post she used actual straw and twigs for the "straw" and "wood", but since I live in an apartment and I put together this activity on a whim immediately after seeing her post on Instagram, I used dried spaghetti…

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Toddler and Preschool Activities

How to Make Slime with Glue At Home

slime

One of my 4-year-old's favourite activities is playing with slime (also known as silly putty, flubber, or gak). It all started when my mum bought a tub from for her 3rd birthday. Since then, she has been obsessed. I love it too as it keeps her occupied for extended periods, and it is actually a relatively clean activity unless it gets…

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Toddler and Preschool Activities

Toddler Activities: Universe in a Bag

Paint bag

Letting your kids play with paint in a Ziploc bag is an activity which you can see all over the internet and for good reason- it is simple, entertaining, and -as long as you pray for good fortune from the Ziploc gods- mess free too. Just squeeze paint into a Ziploc bag, seal it up (add sticky tape if you're paranoid), and let them…

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