Welcome to my Busy Bag-A-Thon!
It seems like this time of year we are needing to find more things to keep our toddlers and preschoolers busy. I have recently participated in a busy bag swap and have acquired quite a few ideas. Some are my own, but many are from the swap.
Each Sunday for a total of 4 weeks I will be posting a variety of busy bag ideas.
- Simply a nut can with shape holes cut in the lid and pom poms to stick through. So simple, yet so fun.
- A bean bag and a piece of string. Be creative here, make a shape to through the bean bag in. Have your child walk the string line with the bean bag on their head.
- Paint chip matching with clothespins.
- Shape pictures. Cut out colorful shapes and create designs with them. Take pictures of each design for your child to recreate.
- Homemade I Spy book. Take pictures of groups of your child’s toys, then take individual pictures a few toys for them to find.
- Button Shape Matching. Cut out or trace shapes of buttons and have your child match buttons to them.
- Bug matching game. Use simple clipart to create a matching game for your child.
- Sticker matching game. Put fun sticker shapes on one side of the paper, have your child match it on the other side.
- Popsicle stick puzzle. Use white glue or Modge Podge to glue a picture on the sticks and then cut apart. Have a second picture so your child can know what they are building.
- String pony beads on pipe cleaners.
- Homemade marble maze. Take two pieces of felt and sew together, with a marble inside and sew lines partway across.
This is linked up to:
Works for me Wednesday at We Are That Family