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Discover fun and creative ideas to encourage play time with toys, light play, music, multi-sensory activities and tactile art. Also find seasonal holiday crafts!

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Toys

Safe Toy Selection: How To Choose Age-Appropriate and Non-Toxic Toys

Ensure your child’s well-being with top tips on choosing suitable toys that create a secure, fun play environment with our guide to safe toy selection.

Young girl drinking a pumpkin spice latte.

Cooking and Kitchen Play

Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Spice “Not-a-Latte”

Who says kids can’t enjoy the pumpkin spice latte craze? This Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Spice “Not-a-Latte” recipe is delicious and fun to make.

Three affirmation keychains.

Parenting, Play, Tactile Arts and Crafts

Affirmation Backpack Buddy Keychains

These affirmation backpack buddy keychains are adorable and easy to make. Give your child a little encouragement with this simple craft as they head to school.

Three pumpkin pie cups.

Cooking and Kitchen Play

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Cups

These No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Cups make a great after-school snack or after-dinner treat! They’re easy to make ahead of time and have ready to grab in the fridge.

Pumpkin picking fine motor activity.

Fine and Gross Motor, Play

Pumpkin Picking Fine Motor Activity

This adorable pumpkin picking fine motor activity is a breeze to make! A perfect fall activity for preschoolers and toddlers alike.

Apple seed counting game tiles.

Math and Science, Play

Apple Seed Counting Game

This apple seed counting game is easy to create and fun to play! With just an oatmeal container and a few supplies, you can surprise your child with this delightful...

Peanut butter cookie bites.

Cooking and Kitchen Play

Healthy Peanut Butter Sprinkle Cookie Bites

These Healthy Peanut Butter Sprinkle Cookie Bites are perfect for picky eaters! With just four ingredients, they’re simple to make.

Sensory integration room in the center for children.

Sensory Activities

21 Sensory Room Ideas to Try at Home

Have you considered creating a sensory room or sensory space in your home? It doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. Take a look at these simple ideas.

Mushroom color sorting activity.

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Mushroom Land Color Sorting Activity

This adorable Mushroom Land Color Sorting Activity is a fun way to reinforce color names and build fine motor skills. With just a few supplies you can create this adorable...

Three finished painted peg dolls.

Play, Tactile Arts and Crafts

Peg Doll Painting for Kids

This peg doll painting activity will delight children of all ages. Peg dolls are simple to paint and can be used for a variety of educational activities.

Strawberry orange coconut popsicles.

Cooking and Kitchen Play

Orange Strawberry Coconut Popsicles

These nutrient-packed Orange Strawberry Coconut Popsicles are vegan, dairy-free, and simple to make! Your kids will love this sweet, healthy summertime treat!

Little boy 1 year playing in the kindergarten.

Sensory Activities

What Is Sensory Soft Play?

Sensory soft play delights the senses but did you know it also helps develop your child’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive skills, find out more.

Children's room with a play tent, pillows and toys in baskets.

Sensory Activities

How To Create a Sensory Corner

If you're looking for resources to help your child's sensory regulation, look no further than a sensory corner! Learn how to create the perfect sensory corner.

A boy with glasses folding a large paper for origami.

Tactile Arts and Crafts

10 Surprising Ways Origami Can Empower Blind Children

Accessible origami presents a myriad of benefits for blind children. Learn how to get started with this paper folding craft!

Rainbow Playdough Cutting Station

Play, Sensory Activities

Rainbow Playdough Cutting Station

This rainbow playdough cutting station is perfect for fine motor skill practice. Grab your playdough supplies and have some fun with your little one!

Two watercolor paintings of popsicles.

Play, Tactile Arts and Crafts

Watercolor Popsicle Painting for Kids

This watercolor popsicle painting activity is easy and adorable. With just a few steps and materials, your child can create their own popsicle painting.

Happy child eats vegetables sitting at table in nursery.

Cooking and Kitchen Play, Feeding and Eating

17 Delicious Vegan Snack Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Looking for vegan snacks for kids that aren’t boring? These delicious plant-based ideas will delight your child and keep them full.

Little mixed race girl practices yoga on floor.

Fine and Gross Motor, Play

8 Fun Yoga Poses for Toddlers

Yoga for toddlers is the perfect activity for your high-energy, curious, daring child. Harness their natural enthusiasm by teaching this ancient discipline.

A little boy playing in the sandbox at the playground outdoors.

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7 Fun Outdoor Activities for Toddlers

Did you know children should spend at least a couple of hours outdoors each day? These fun outdoor activities for toddlers will help the time fly.

Two little blond kid boys playing together board game at home.

Play

Unleashing Fun with the 7 Best Board Games for Toddlers

Family game night has never been more fun now that you can get the littlest members of your crew involved! Don't miss out on the best board games for toddlers.

Happy family mother teaches child son to ride a bike in the Park in nature.

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5 Tips for Teaching Your Child to Ride a Bike

If your child is desperate to learn, you’re probably wondering how to teach a kid to ride a bike. Soon you’ll be heading out on your first family bike ride.

White shelving with colorful storage baskets and boxes with toys.

Play, Toys

Ingenious Toy Storage Ideas to Revolutionize Your Space

Your home doesn't have to be overwhelmed by toys, even in the throes of raising tiny humans. Revolutionize your space with these ingenious toy storage ideas today!

Happy family enjoying weekend breakfast together.

Cooking and Kitchen Play, Feeding and Eating

17 Creative Meal Ideas to Entice Your Picky Eater Toddler

Looking for picky eater toddler ideas for mealtimes? These meals are sure to entice your little one to the table.

Happy kids having fun on playground outdoors.

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Safe Playgrounds: How To Prevent Injuries

Playgrounds are places for children to have fun, but it’s also vital to supervise your children and understand playground safety to avoid a potential injury.