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Artist at Work

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

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Baby’s Own Book

Make your own special book for your baby that introduces new people, objects, or concepts.

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Bag Books

Make bag books for your baby to talk about what he sees and feels in each bag.

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Choices

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

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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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Creating Shapes

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

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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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Draw and Scribble

Helpful tips on introducing drawing and scribbling to your toddler.

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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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Flashlight Search

Help your child learn new vocabulary with this engaging activity.

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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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Fun with Balls

Outdoor activity tips to do with your child.

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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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Hand Turkey

Make animals out of paper.

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Holiday Colors

As each holiday or special celebration comes around, talk to your child about what it represents and

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Identifying Shapes

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

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Introducing Textures

Introduce different textures to your baby.

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It’s Sticky

Outdoor activity that introduces toddlers to different textures.

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Jello Paint

Paint different shapes and lines and explore the feel of textures.

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Let’s Paint

Painting activity to do with your child.

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Look What Absorbs!

As your child explores this activity, praise her on the process, rather than her abilities.

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Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

Make your own wrapping paper using your child's handprints.

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Mirror, MIrror, What Do I See?

Help your child identify different emotions and facial expressions.

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Nursing Time

When your baby is nursing, here's some ways to bond with him.

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Painting With Food Coloring

Make colorful creations by painting with food coloring.

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Paper Plate Umbrella

Make your own paper plate umbrella.

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Picture Gallery

Help your infant recognize and identify friends and family members in his life by doing this activit

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Pictures and Mobiles

Place pictures or posters on the wall next to your baby's crib to engage your child.

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Read with Me

Helpful tips on introducing books to your toddler.

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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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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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Sponge Art

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

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Textures

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

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Things to Taste

Encourage your child to explore new tastes and textures.

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Thumbprint People

Fun art activity to do with your child.

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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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Tummy Time with Contrasting Cards

Make tummy time more engaging by creating contrasting cards for your child to explore.

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Washing Toys

Let your toddler become an active explorer and increase her curiosity with this activity.

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Water Play

Introduce water play to your young child.

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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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