Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book: 200+ Fun Activities for Early Learning (Paperback)
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Teach your toddler essential developmental skills through the power of play—for ages 1 to 3
When you play with your toddler they learn essential skills that they don’t learn alone. That’s why The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book is filled with more than 200 toddler activities specifically meant for you and your little one to play and learn together. With toddler activities that reinforce critical skills for each stage of learning, your toddler will learn to make connections, solve problems, and practice language skills while spending meaningful time with you.
The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book includes:
- An overview of toddler development to help you determine your child’s level of readiness for particular toddler activities
- Over 200 fun toddler activities for children ages 12 months to 3 years, divided by learning category and complete with materials lists, activity times, prep times, and messiness ratings
- Activity classification icons to quickly identify which type of learning is associated with each of the toddler activities
From making bubble wrap art to growing a garden in a bag, The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book will provide hours of educational fun that both you and your toddler will enjoy.
About the Author
ANGELA THAYER was a classroom teacher before deciding to stay home full-time with her three boys. Her passion for educating children and making learning fun led her to create the website TeachingMama.org. Her mission is to provide parents and teachers with the tools they need to create a rich early childhood experience for children. She currently lives in Iowa with her husband and children.
“I absolutely love this book! It's organized so clearly with what my child will be learning, what to expect in terms of setting up, and how to do it. I love the messiness rating on a scale of 1-5 so I can be prepared for what's to come. But most of all, these are activities that toddlers can actually do! And that's really the most important part—this book helps us spend time and play with our toddlers.”—Jamie Reimer, Hands On As We Growblog
“A 'must' for anyone with a toddler! I love how the 200+ ideas are laid out for easy browsing, with one activity per page. The messiness and prep time guides on each page are super practical—perfect for filling a 20-minute gap here and there or planning a full afternoon together. Young children will love these activities.”—Maggy Woodley, Red Ted Art blog
“What an amazing resource for anyone with toddlers! As a toddler teacher, I appreciate that each activity has a skills learned section. This is very important, as teachers are always looking for ways to build specific skills. I also love that the activities are truly developmentally appropriate for toddlers, allowing hands-on exploration. Plus, they are fun!”—Sheryl Cooper, Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds blog
“Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book provides activities that are simple to put together but engaging for kids. These activities provide learning opportunities that are very age appropriate, engaging the senses through a variety of experiences. The clarity and simplicity for the parents is super helpful: outlining materials needed, level of messiness, prep time, and time it will take to complete the activity. I highly recommend this fabulous resource.”—Jodi Durr, Meaningful Mama blog
“Angela Thayer helps parents teach their toddlers through playful learning activities in The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book. The book is beautifully laid out with simple-to-do toddler projects that encourage playful learning, and the key at the top of each page is a great reminder of the educational benefits of each activity!”—Clarissa Hooper, Munchkins and Moms blog
"When you have a busy toddler in the house, the days can seem long, and it can be a challenge to find things to occupy their endless curiosity without resorting to screens. Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book? is just what every busy mom needs! This book is packed with engaging learning activities that toddlers will love; as a mom, I love the fact that the ideas are simple to set up and the activities use materials from around the house. Total win!"—Sarah Dees, Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls
"An epic collection of amazing play and learn activities for toddlers. Educational, sensory, messy, fun--there are enough ideas here to keep even the most creative little minds busy."—Amy Nielson, Planning Playtime