rainy day activities Archive

Ice Skating @ O’Brien Group Arena, Docklands

Thanks to Frozen, my 3.5-year-old has been dying to ice skate. Of course, she had no idea how hard it was going to be. And I don't think my husband was quite prepared for the challenge of

Toddler Activities: Universe in a 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

Toddler Activities: Upgraded Operation Game

Ever played the game Operation when you were a kid? Here is an anatomically accurate version! Our model here is Electra. She hails from the Scienceworks Museum shop and is genuinely anatomically correct. Electra has "cancerous tissue"

How to Make Play Dough at Home

Miss A loves play dough. It's one of those things that can keep her entertained for 1-2 hours at a time. We make our own play dough because she goes through so much that it's not worth

Toddler Activities – Fun with Dried Pasta

The other week I gave Miss 2.5 a plate of some dried pasta (we had macaroni, shells and spaghetti in the house) and she played with it for days. Who knew dried pasta could provide so much

Toddler Activities: Signs of Spring

This year my 2 year old started actually noticing seasons – that the leaves fell in autumn, and that it was cold and the trees were bare in winter. So she also learned that spring comes after winter and

Toddler Activities: Kinetic Sand

I've noticed kinetic sand at toy shops for a while but never thought to purchase it…until recently. Boy, what have we been missing out on? My 2-year-old loves the stuff. It's like play dough that doesn't dry out. She

Toddler Activities: Play Beach

Miss A loves the beach so a popular activity in our household is to create a fake beach in our living room. We use bedsheets and quilt covers to do this – a yellow one for the sand

No money to buy toys? All you need is cardboard!

Toys aren't cheap. So the hubby likes to make toys out of cardboard for our toddler. All you need is cardboard, a knife, sticky tape, a marker pen and some creativity. We both like the concept of

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