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indoor fun things to do to keep a toddler busy ..and out of trouble..lol

its over a 100 degrees here.. so its to hot to go to the park..till later tonight. we went to the library yesterday. i luv the library.. my son lasted abt twenty minutes which was great... and we went to the apartment pool around eleven. and we will go to the pool again later this afternoon..but right.. now my son is terribly bored..with his blocks.. his basket ball hoop we having in the living area...any ideas of afforable indoor fun toys games to play with a toddler.... thank u!!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:59 PM on Jul. 22, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Pots and pans and tupperware in the kitchen are always hours of entertainment! They have the little inflatable ball pits too, my neighbor has one in her living room and her son loves it. It's also a great place to store a few toys when not in use. Good luck!!!
    MansfieldMomma

    Answer by MansfieldMomma at 4:01 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • painting is always a good way to let a toddler express them selves..try building a fort outta chiars and blankets or sheets...play dough is always fun..try making a picnic in your living room...i hope these help..
    connorsmom22607

    Answer by connorsmom22607 at 4:01 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • crayons and plain paper, magnet sets, blocks, make-believe

    All require some creativity and encourage the use of imagination.
    casperskitty

    Answer by casperskitty at 4:32 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • play dough!
    RutterMama

    Answer by RutterMama at 5:21 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • familyfun.com
    paralegal09

    Answer by paralegal09 at 5:23 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

  • Go "bowling"! We do it with a small ball and a few plastic cups. You can also play "sorting" games with small (but toddler safe objects) and a few small bowls or cups. Sort by whatever he knows be it color, size, type of toy, etc. My 2 yr old loves to put things into cups/bowls. For future reference, go to a dollar store (or crafts store) and buy a selection of different colored puff balls (the 2 inch version). You can create all sorts of simple games on the fly for a toddler. Try sorting, blowing them off your hand or around a table, hiding them, etc.
    momofryan07

    Answer by momofryan07 at 7:13 PM on Jul. 22, 2009

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