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A Trip to the Market

Involve your child in food shopping and meal preparation whenever you can.

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Acting out a Favorite Story

Act out your child's favorite story with her. Get creative an use prompts found around the house.

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Animal Cracker Counting

Make learning fun even during snack time. Encourage your child to count and name the different anima

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Apple Oatmeal

Preparing this yummy breakfast is a simple way to make learning fun for your young child.

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Artist at Work

Encourage your child to be creative in making her own artwork.

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Baby Clinic

Allow your child to become familiar with what happens at a doctor's office by introducing this activ

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Baked Tofu Sticks

Making this healthy snack is a fun learning opportunity for your little one.

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Banana Pudding in a Bag

Let your child help you make this recipe in a bag.

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Board Game

Make your own board game.

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Bowling

Play bowling with your child using household items.

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Calendar Fun

Use a calendar to teach your child about months, days, and timing of events.

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Carrot Parfait

Enjoy making this health parfait.

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Cereal in a Bottle

Fun game for your child to figure out how things work.

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Cereal Spill

Help build your child's fine motor skills by doing this activity with him.

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Choices

Help your child make decisions for herself by introducing choices for her.

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Clapping Game

Sing this song with your infant.

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Color Frames

Learn primary and secondary colors by making your own color frames.

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Color Wheel

Make learning colors fun by creating a color wheel.

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Connect the Dots

Play connect the dots with your child.

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Copy Me

When your baby is watching you, encourage her to copy you.

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Count It!

Play guessing games with counting.

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Counting and Sorting

Teach your little one counting and sorting by using household items, such as buttons and egg carton

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Counting Forward and Backward

Have your child count forward and backward using household items, such as cereal and bowls.

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Counting Poem

This is a fun poem to help your child learn to count.

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Counting Steps

Be creative with your child when doing this activity. Make up your own steps.

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Creating Shapes

Experiment with making shapes out of paper by folding and cutting.

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Does It Float or Sink?

At the beach, make an experiment with different items to find which floats or sinks.

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Doodling Together with Crayon

Toddlers are more active in exploring the world around them because of their increased mobility. Tog

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Dot to Dot

Have fun counting or learning the alphabets with your child by connecting the dots in a picture.

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Dump and Pour

Your child will love to fill items into a box and then dump or pour them out. Play this fun game wi

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Egg Carton Caterpillars

Make a caterpillar with an egg carton.

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Expressing Needs

You can use this activity to encourage your child to build his language skills and help your child l

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Family Rules

Come up with simple rules together that everyone in the family can follow.

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Finger and Thumbs, Legs, and Toes

Help your child explore their body parts by singing this rhythm.

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Flashlight Search

Play a fun game using household items, such as a flashlight.

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Flashlight Search

Help your child learn new vocabulary with this engaging activity.

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Float Your Boat

Support your toddlers development with this activity.

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Food Building Blocks

Teach your child about different foods with these fun building blocks.

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Food for Thought

Take your toddler along when you go grocery shopping.

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Freezing Water

Introduce your child to how items change (freezing and melting).

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Frog Friends Counting Game

Learning is fun when you can count using food. Make a story of frogs using vegetables and have your

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Frozen Yogurt Pop

Fun cooking activity that teaches children how ingredients transform when you freeze them.

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Fruit Math

Learn about math by slicing fruits.

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Fruit Slush

Simple and refreshing snack recipe to do with your child.

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Fun with Colors

Learn about colors using household items, such as toys.

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Fun with Cups

Introduce sizes using household items, such as cups.

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Fun with Play Dough

Make your own Play Dough.

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Fun With Shapes

Use chalk to draw on a concrete surface such as your sidewalk and play simple games such as follow t

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Garlands (Lei) and Chains

Make a wonderful lei or garland using household items.

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Gelatin Fun

Make learning fun even during snack time.

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Goodnight Room

Try this activity to put your baby to bed.

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Guessing Games

Play a fun guessing game with your child.

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Ham and Cheese Scones

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. These quick and delicious scones are something the whole family wi

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Hand Turkey

Make animals out of paper.

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Handprint Art

Make flowers, wreath, and creatures using your child's handprint.

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Hanger Scale

Make your own scale to teach your child about the weight of different objects.

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Hardboiled Egg Experiment

Teach your child how brushing your teeth keeps surfaces clean.

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Healthy Food Collage

Help your child create a collage of his/her favorite fruits and vegetables.

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Helping Out at Mealtime

Let your toddler help set the table at mealtime.

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Homemade Granola

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy making this snack with your child.

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Have your child plant a seed and have her track how it's growing.

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How Long Is It?

Use slippers to teach your child about measuring.

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How Many Cups?

Teach your child about volume by gathering different sized plastic containers and having your child

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I Can Help

Have your child help set the table for mealtime.

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Identifying Shapes

Learn different shapes by using string and finding objects at home.

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Is It the Same or Different?

Use objects to talk about how items are the same or different.

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Junior Fire Fighter

Teaching your child about fire safety is very important. Create a floor plan with your child and pra

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Keeping the Beat

Introduce your child to rhythms and beats.

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Kick, Kick, Kick

As you do daily activities with your child use language to interact with your child.

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Kites

Make a kite with household items such as a plastic grocery bag and toilet paper tube.

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Kolea (Golden Plover)

Look for the kolea in grassy areas around your neighborhood and do fun activities to learn more abou

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Learning Body Parts

Fun games that help your child learn and identify parts of her body.

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Learning My Home Telephone Number and Address

Start the discussion with your child about how to be safe by introducing this activity about importa

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Learning to Predict

Use household materials to make a game to help your toddler learn to make predictions.

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Let's Put the Groceries Away

Let your child be hands on by having him help you put the groceries away after a trip to the market

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Let's Roll!

Let your child experiment with this activity.

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Let’s Go Shopping

Set up a pretend grocery store.

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Make Your Own Drum

Engage your little one with music using things found around your home.

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Make Your Own Tent

Play make-believe! Provide your child with simple toys and props that he can use in a variety of way

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Matching Game

Play a fun card game to match each pair of cards.

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May I Take Your Order?

Help your child design a take-out menu for a “pretend” restaurant.

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Measuring and Counting

Help your child learn about measurement and counting using household items, such as containers, soap

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Mirror, MIrror, What Do I See?

Help your child identify different emotions and facial expressions.

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Mobiles

Make a mobile with your child.

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Monkey Bites

This delicious snack is easy and fun to make with your little one!

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My Body Puzzle

This activity is a fun way to have your child identify their body parts and make them feel unique an

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Nature Walk

Take a walk outside with your child and collect natural materials to make a fun activity.

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Nature Walk

Here is an activity to support your preschooler’s development.

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Number Cards

Help your child learn numbers by playing a number game with cards.

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Number Chart

Have fun counting with your little one by using stamps and stickers in a number chart.

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Number Rubbings

Help your child make 3-D number rubbings with glue and sand.

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On the Go Ravioli Spinach Lasagna

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. This quick and delicious lasagna dish is something the whole fami

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Painting With Food Coloring

Make colorful creations by painting with food coloring.

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Pan Sushi

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy this delicious sushi recipe with your child!

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Photo Routine Chart

Create this chart to help your child with their daily routines.

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Pinwheels

Make a pinwheel using household items such as paper and chopsticks.

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Pizza Balls

Delicious recipe that will help your child learn how to sequence in a fun way!

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Pizza Roll Ups

This yummy snack allows your child to build his/her own pizza while incorporating counting, sequenci

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Puzzles

Be creative and make a puzzle with your child.

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Red Light, Green Light, and Yellow Light Too!

Teach your child safety by playing this interactive game.

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Rollercoaster

Build this roller coaster with your child and watch his curiosity and imagination soar.

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Sandwich Shapes

Use cooking and eating to make learning shapes fun and delicious.

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Shades of Color

Have your child see the different shades of a color by using food coloring.

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Shapes and Sounds

Make learning fun by talking about shapes and sounds using favorite foods.

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Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Let your child's imagination and creativity run wild as he/she paints the sidewalks using this homem

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Silhouette Show

Explore story telling in a different way by making shadow characters.

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Spider Legs

Help your child understand numbers and sequence by making spider cards.

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Sponge Art

Have you child decorate her own wrapping paper with cut out shapes and paint.

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Storm in a Bottle

A creative way to reuse empty bottles to create something interesting and engaging for your child.

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Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

This delicious meal idea is fun to make and eat!

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Sweet Potato Custard

This fall desert is something that you and your child can both make and enjoy together.

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Tasty Tots

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy this healthy take on tater tots!

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Textures

Gather some textured materials and have your child compare the different textures.

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The Meaning of Zero

Teach your child about what zero by using household items.

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Things to Taste

Encourage your child to explore new tastes and textures.

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Tiny Bubbles

Use soapy water to make a fun learning activity.

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Tracing Shapes

Draw shapes by using different objects to trace.

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Tuna Cakes

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy making this delicious dish together.

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Tuna Cheesies

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. This recipe makes the most delicious tuna cheese sandwich that wil

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Turkey Avocado Burritos

Cooking teaches valuable lessons. Enjoy making this burrito with your little one.

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Turkey Bacon Muffin

Enjoy making this recipe with your child.

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Washing Toys

Use this activity as a time to talk about cleaning while having fun.

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Watching a Toy Go Out of Sight

This interactive activity is a great activity that you can do with your infant to encourage him/her

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Weather Watch

Look outside and talk about the weather.

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What Comes Next?

Play a fun game with your child to help him think of what comes next.

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What Could It Be?

Place an object in a box and have your child guess what's in it by feeling the object with her hands

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What Happened?

Help your baby learn cause and effect.

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Where Could It Be?

A fun guessing game to play with your child at home.

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Where is it?

Play a "where is it" game with your little one.

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Where Is the Button?

Play a fun guessing game with your child.

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Where’s the Other Slipper?

Have your child play a matching game to match each pair of slippers.

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Wind Sock

Make your own wind sock.

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