Entertaining toddlers in the cold weather months!!
We all have days when mom & the kids are completely stir-crazy from the cold weather. Here is a list of ideas to tape inside your games closet, reminding you of creative activities to pull out of your 'hat' when you need some spontaneous fun.
Draw on a mirror with dry-erase markers
Play "Red Light, Green Light"
Make a pinecone bird feeder
Create a matchbox highway with masking tape and paper towel tunnels
Decorate a playhouse or car out of a big box
Make a "Mummy Mommy" with toilet paper
Make a domino chain
Make a reading hide-away
Make a shoebox train for stuffed animals
Make a tin cup telephone and talk to each other in it
Make a puzzle with felt and velcro
Create an obstacle course
Let your child kiss a mirror with lipstick
Play basketball with paper wads or socks
Play dress up in Mommy or Daddy's clothes
Record each other on a tape recorder
Go fishing with a yardstick and yarn
Make forts with blankets and pillows
Act out a story from a book
Make binoculars to go "Stuffed Animal Watching"
Play hide and seek together
Make puppets for a puppet show
Do the Hokey Pokey
Play the matching game or learn numbers with a deck of cards
Dance to music
For more ideas for cold-weather fun, visit Scribbit's Winter Bazaar!