What’s in the Preschool Box? some great ideas on here!
All By Myself Preschool Boxes
This is the ULTIMATE GUIDE of Busy Bags. Look no further. Busy bags for Baby, Color, Shapes, Letters / ABC, Numbers, Clothes Pin, Popsicle Sticks, Lego, Car and Train, Quiet Books and Boxes, Fine Motor, Nature, Puzzles and many others!
Encourage independent play and creativity by setting up a creation station for kids to use when doing their own crafts and projects. At the same time kids are practicing important life skills like decision making, selecting materials for a purpose, using basic materials and cleaning up after themselves.
A toy rotation keeps your children interested in their toys and fosters independant play! How do you handle your kids toys? Do you have a toy rotation that works for you?
"See that? That's a TOY. It didn't cost a cent. But kids will play with found items for hours." from "Aunt Annie's hints to encourage toy-free, independent play". From article: "Stop entertaining your children. Right from birth, you can stop worrying about keeping your child entertained. JUST STOP IT. Even a baby has plenty to occupy its mind, learning how its hands and feet work. The correct answer to "I'm bored" is "Are you?". Full stop. Don't make suggestions!"
Screen time in excess can be harmful to #infants and #toddlers. Luckily there IS a way to have a low media child without losing your mind.
how to encourage independent play. Lots of ideas for supporting Saana while she starts preschool.