What to Teach an 18 Month Old: 14 Skills to Develop

What to Teach an 18 Month Old: 14 Skills to Develop

As your baby develops into a toddler, you want to make sure you focus on all the best things to teach an 18 month old. From working on simple words to language skills, your 18-month-old-toddler is entering a busy developmental stage. Parents of toddlers need to hang...

21 Best Books for 1-Year-Olds You Need on Your Bookshelf

21 Best Books for 1-Year-Olds You Need on Your Bookshelf

Reading is one of the best things that you can do with your children throughout their lives. It's never too early or too late to start reading to your little one. Finding new books that pique their interest is key to making reading an enjoyable and fun part of their...

13 Potty Training Printables for Success

13 Potty Training Printables for Success

Potty training is one of the most exciting milestones for parents - hurray for no diapers! - but it's a journey to get to that point. One of the best tricks to help parents is to use potty training printables to keep track of your child's progress and offer rewards...

8 Ideas for Teaching Body Parts to Toddlers

8 Ideas for Teaching Body Parts to Toddlers

One important milestone for toddlers is learning their body parts. It's adorable when your child starts to point to their eyes and nose; it's an important skill and part of their language development. Parents can find so many options for teaching body parts to...

23 Fun and Simple Fall Activities for Toddlers

23 Fun and Simple Fall Activities for Toddlers

Keeping your toddler busy while stuck at home can be a struggle, but there are ways to both occupy them while helping their little minds to grow and learn. Now that fall is here, it's time to start teaching your little one about the new fall sights, sounds, and...

Teaching Shapes to Toddlers: 13 Fun Ideas to Get Started

Teaching Shapes to Toddlers: 13 Fun Ideas to Get Started

Toddlers are always learning, and when your toddler is around two-years-old, it's time to start teaching shapes to toddlers. My toddlers always love to learn shapes, and with so many fun activities, you'll find plenty of ways to teach your toddlers all the shapes....

14 Activities for 14-Month-Old to Develop Skills and Senses

14 Activities for 14-Month-Old to Develop Skills and Senses

Your 14-month-old is entering an amazing phase of development; you'll see all kinds of new cognitive and motor developments in the coming weeks. Parents want to offer activities for 14-month-old toddlers that support their mind and movement development. This is the...

10 Clever Ways to Teach Your Toddler How to Share

10 Clever Ways to Teach Your Toddler How to Share

There are so many lessons that our toddlers need to learn: from basic life skills like potty training and sleeping in a “big kid” bed, to physical skills like jumping and running, and emotional skills like regulating emotions or sharing with others. At a family...

15 Toddler Busy Board Ideas Your Child Will Love!

15 Toddler Busy Board Ideas Your Child Will Love!

Now that your toddler is cruising around, they've really begun exploring the world around them. You're probably ready to start exposing them to more learning experiences while simultaneously keeping them busy! What better way to do this than with a toddler busy...

21 Important Things to Teach Your 2 Year Old

21 Important Things to Teach Your 2 Year Old

At this age, children are like little sponges, picking up every bit of information about the world around them. The majority of things that your two year old learns will be through play and normal social interaction. Everyday occurrences can provide numerous learning...

11 Simple and Fun Easter Activities for Toddlers

11 Simple and Fun Easter Activities for Toddlers

Honestly is there anything better than a toddler Easter egg hunt? Actually... yes! Easter is the perfect opportunity to prepare fun and simple activities for your toddler to get you both in the holiday spirit. Toddlers love holidays, and watching the look of...

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children’s Development

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children’s Development

Children don’t just play for fun; they play to learn. Research shows that playing in any way helps develop core cognitive, social and creative skills, but the benefits of outdoor play for children's development are infinite. The playground and outdoor play satisfies a...

Winter Mitten ABC Matching Free Printable

Winter Mitten ABC Matching Free Printable

Winter time is finally here! Time to break out the cool weather clothing- hats, mittens, and coats, oh my. While I don't love when the weather gets cold, the kids don't seem to mind it at all! They love getting bundled up and could still play outside for hours in the...

Free Printable Winter Snowman Letter Matching

Free Printable Winter Snowman Letter Matching

The cold weather makes it the perfect time to do some winter learning activities with my kids! I love making printable activities that teach new skills while also being fun for them. Since my kids have become obsessed with snowmen since well before the Christmas...

Winter Penguin Shape Match Free Printable

Winter Penguin Shape Match Free Printable

If you're trying to teach your toddlers or preschoolers their shapes, I have a great activity for them! This adorable winter penguin shape match game is so much fun for kids ages 18 months to 4! Depending on your child or student's developmental level, toddlers and...

Turkey Color Matching Free Printable

Turkey Color Matching Free Printable

As the Thanksgiving approaches, you're probably looking for ways to incorporate the holiday in teaching your little ones. Sometimes using festive themes like holidays can really get new concepts and ideas to stick for toddlers, preschoolers, and even older kids! This...

1 Year Old Milestones: Typical Development in Your New Toddler

1 Year Old Milestones: Typical Development in Your New Toddler

As your baby has been learning and growing rapidly, you've probably been seeing big changes in their development. Most toddlers reach the typical 1-year-old milestones at various times from 9-15 months. As you've watched your baby grow over the past year, you've...

Fall Fun Window Cling-Ons: A Toddler Fine Motor Activity

Fall Fun Window Cling-Ons: A Toddler Fine Motor Activity

The seasons are changing, the air is more crisp, and the leaves are turning all different colors. It’s that wonderful time of year when you can be outside with your little ones during the day and have them experience all that fall harvest has to offer. However, there...

Pom Pom Tube Drop: Toddler Developmental Activity

Pom Pom Tube Drop: Toddler Developmental Activity

Activity Sneak Peak: Under 5 minute set-up timeRequires only THREE household itemsMulti-sensory and fine motor skillsWorks on problem-solving, cause-and-effect, counting and colorsFor ages 12 months+ This PomPom Tube Drop activity is very simple and...

Free Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers and Preschool

Free Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt for Toddlers and Preschool

Heading to a farm or fall festival this season? You may want to bring along a fall scavenger hunt for your toddler or preschooler to help them see and understand the new fall sights. This fall scavenger hunt is perfect for a day at a pumpkin patch, fall festival, or...