Slime jack o’lanterns are a fun project for the Fall. Using the Borax recipe for slime we made orange slime or flubber. Basically squeeze 8 ounces of Elmer’s glue into a bowl. Add orange food coloring. In a separate jar mix 1/2 cup warm water […]
Head outdoors with your toddler to create some nature salad. Give the toddler a plastic bowl, large spoon, ladle or tongs. Go exploring to find grass, large leaves, wildflowers or whatever your child can find in nature. Mix it all up and you have a […]
Download your copy to hang up in your playroom or classroom from Growing Play – Pretend play makes better thinkers.Need ideas for pretend play? Check out all of our pretend play packets.
Download this visual spatial maze and guide the dog to the dog bed. Get the complete collection of Visual Spatial Mazes here.
I am all about keeping it simple with toddlers. There are so many things to entertain toddlers that do not involve bells and whistles. We all know water is probably the biggest entertainer of toddlers. Here I just added a few rocks of different […]
After stacking all of our cups to see how high we could go, my toddler loved watching us stack the cups so she could knock them all down. She would wait patiently while we stacked and then knock them down with all of her might. […]
Download and create these pretend popsicles to open up your pretend ice cream shop. It is available in color or black and white. Combine coloring and creative play with this freebie. Check out all the other pretend play printables from Growing Play.
Here is a simple ghost game using stuff from around the house. Make some tissue ghosts – three cotton balls under tissue, twist tie close and draw eyes and mouth. Hide the ghosts indoors or outdoors. On go see how quickly you can find them. […]
The Set the Record download is a collection of 25 different finger testing, singing and physical activity challenges. Pick a challenge and see who can set the record for the fastest, longest, most, shortest and tallest skills! Write down the top scores to keep track of who […]
This is currently one of our favorite go to games while on a road trip or waiting at a restaurant. Here is how you play:This is a twist on the classic waiting game. Instead of spying something in the room you will spy something from […]