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Easy at (in) home activities

Looking for some new activities for my 2 and 4 yr old. They coloring but I would like to get them into more things since its getting into the colder season we wont be able to go outside a lot anymore to play with chalk and ride their quads.

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bradymoma86

Asked by bradymoma86 at 11:41 AM on Sep. 12, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Mine likes to paint. He has finger paints and washable paints and a chalkboard/dry erase easel. He also likes to play with his toys. We have a Memory game for him too, though I admit I've kept it put away because the only thing he seems to want to do with that is throw the little cards around, ugh. Same with his puzzle pieces, LOL.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 11:59 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • Designing barbie clothes
    paper dolls
    make a craft section in a drawer/ closet
    (ribbons--glue--colored paper--toilet ppr rolls-- puppet/materials, old socks.)
    E-Z bake oven--mixes--all that stuff, pans, little spatulas, plates
    A reward box (with treats) have help them make it= {like a parent /child craft} give them a star sticker after.
    pape rmache'with just watered down glue, and some cornstartch.


    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:02 PM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • Playdoh, coloring, stickers, puzzles, finding things like a scavenger hunt
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 1:16 PM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • coloring, my 3.5 yr old loves the game Memory, dance parties, baking, crafts
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 2:53 PM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • coloring, painting, paint with water, cooking, dress up, reading books, playing kitchen... bath time all afternoon (my girls LOVE this) bubbles in the tub (we have a bubble machine they love it!)...
    sing and dance, etc.
    asil

    Answer by asil at 12:41 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • PBS.org has some great ideas, and educational games you can play together. My local craft store (ACMoore) has fun little kits for a dollar. You can get wood shapes that they can color, paint, glue gems onto, glitter, all sorts of fun stuff. You can also get some elastic cord and big plastic or wood beads so they can make necklaces or bracelets. My girls also love those foam stickers on anything ~ Foam crowns, foam or wood shapes, paper, themselves. Tons o' fun!

    Hope you have a fun winter!
    JessieAtHome

    Answer by JessieAtHome at 1:01 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • Painting is great! You can usually find good deals at Hobby Lobby or other craft stores on paint and paper or canvases, and it is something you might enjoy too! Clay is fun to work with as well. Making things with string and buttons and other little things on construction paper is fun and you can make cards and decorations for the house for the holidays!
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 1:52 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • indoor hopscotch, baking, helping with chores, coloring, crafts, reading, movies, indoor picnics, pajama parties, scavenger hunt, hide & seek
    momoflilangel

    Answer by momoflilangel at 9:24 PM on Sep. 17, 2010

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