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Summer fun ideas for babies and toddlers



Check out these super fun ideas for the littles

Easy DIY activities

Babies and toddlers are busy little kids. They need lots of entertaining activities. We scoured Pinterest for some of the best activities for your little ones. Here are just a few.

Babies

from kidsplaytricks.com
Make tummy time even more fun your baby with this simple to make sensory bag. All you need is water, pompoms and a bag. As always, be sure to supervise your baby while playing.

from Laughing kids learn
This activity is easy peasy to make and your baby will have lots of fun exploring the contents. Just grab an empty tissue box and put super-safe baby toys in it for your little one to discover. Supervision required.

from howweplayandlearn.com
This is a really simple and inexpensive way to encourage baby to reach for objects. You can use ribbons to secure wooden curtain rings to a play gym or chair and pop baby underneath. Your baby will enjoy tugging on the rings and making them move. Be sure to tie really tight. Make sure you supervise them.

Toddlers

from The Imagination Tree
This is an easy, safe-to-taste activity. With just a few household items, pudding, a plastic bin, and of course, washable farm animal toys. Mix up the pudding, put it in the bin and let your kids have at it. You can even add shredded wheat cereal for "hay bales".

from messforless.net
A shallow foil pan, non-toxic paint, marbles and paper are all you need for your kids to make a masterpiece. This activity will inspire any little artist and keep them occupied. Have fun.

from 7daysofplay.com
Help your toddler develop their fine motor skills by using spaghetti and a colander. Cook your spaghetti and load up the colander (upside down). There are directions for coloring the pasta if you are up for that. Little hands will have such a good time pulling these "strings".

from handsonaswegrow.com
Another activity with spaghetti will also help those fine motor skills. This time you don't even have to cook it. Just plop some playdough down, put a spaghetti stick in upright and use some round cereal with holes your kiddo can do serious stacking.

For even more fun for you little ones check out our Summer Fun for Babies and Toddlers Pinterest page.



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