Fun Learning Ideas for Toddlers
Active, curious toddlers are at a wonderful age to begin introducing more organized activities that boost developmental, physical and social growth. Find hundreds of fun ideas and activities for toddlers that encourage discovery and establish the building blocks for future learning.statistics
The activities and ideas shared at Bright Hub Education were developed and vetted by early education professionals, teachers, daycare providers, parents and grandparents. You’ll find tips and advice you can really use, written by those who are committed to the principles of early education, as well as some opinions on the educational system today. Open a dialog with other readers in the comments section, or make suggestions on additional content you would like to see.
- Guide to Creative Educational Activities for Infants
Infants need lots of TLC and care for their basic needs. They're bodies and mind are growing so quickly! Give your baby a head start with these fun and engaging activities that are fun for you too!
- Teaching the Toddler Years in Daycare
The toddler classroom is often the busiest, happiest and noisiest place in a child care center. It is important for teachers to remember that toddlers are not just short preschoolers, but that they require a specialized curriculum and activities that are suited just for them.
- Sing, Dance, Play! Best Music Activities for Infants and Toddlers
Are you looking for new circle time songs for your classroom? Or are you searching for songs to sing with your baby at home? Either way, this infant and toddler music guide features an array of excellent articles on the benefits of music, and creative ways to sing, dance and play to music!
- Swim Towards these Fish Crafts for Toddlers
Do not pass by these creative toddler fish crafts! Your toddlers will have a blast learning about fish with these hands-on crafts. Use these crafts as a supplement to your fish themed units or for stand-alone fun!
- Hands-On Play With Sand and Water Activities for Toddlers
Toddlers and preschoolers love imaginative playtime with special activities like sand and water play, so harness their naturally playful curiosity with these creative ideas. Plan and teach toddler lessons using interactive activities.
- Big and Small: Toddler Math Lesson Plan
Even toddlers have a sense of humor! Walk in with huge shoes on or a gigantic jacket to begin toddler your lesson on the concept of big and small. Someone will say, "That's too big!" Let the lesson begin.
- Cooperative Play with Seven Ideas for Toddlers Playing with Others
Toddlers are emerging from their own little worlds and are becoming curious about the other children around them. However they are still in a developmental stage centered around themselves. Learn ways to help a toddler, playing with others, to play cooperatively.
- Teaching Toddlers in Daycare Centers
Use the ideas in this article to create balanced lesson plans for toddlers in a daycare center environment.
- Hooray for Creative Arts! Activities for Daycare Centers
At a loss when it comes to preparing art activities for your preschool classroom? Remember it's the process, not the product, that counts. Use the guided activities listed here to jump start your own art curriculum.