Day Care Activities for Toddlers

This board has a ton of early years play based activities for toddlers that are perfect for day care providers and educators. You'll find indoor and outdoor…
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Outdoor sensory paths for children are not only fun to explore (and make!), they also provide opportunities for children to build sensory connections in the brain and improve gross motor skills. Check out these 20 outdoor sensory path ideas for kids you can set up in your outdoor play area. | The Empowered Educator Kids Outdoor Spaces, Preschool Playground, Backyard Playground, Community Gardening, Kids Garden Play Area, Play Garden
20 Outdoor Sensory Path Ideas for Children
Outdoor sensory paths for children are not only fun to explore (and make!), they also provide opportunities for children to build sensory connections in the brain and improve gross motor skills. Check out these 20 outdoor sensory path ideas for kids you can set up in your outdoor play area. | The Empowered Educator
Raid the recycle bin and invite learning with one of these 10 simple ways for children to play with boxes. Inspiration from early educators! Gross Motor Activities, Sensory Activities, Toddler Activities, Learning Activities, Learning Centers, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play, Kids Learning, Cardboard Recycling
10 Ways To Invite Children to Play with Boxes - The Empowered Educator
Raid the recycle bin and invite learning with one of these 10 simple ways for children to play with boxes. Inspiration from early educators!
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
Easy fine motor activity for toddlers - This spider scooping game is great for developing fine motor skills in toddlers and it's simple enough for them to enjoy and want to keep going. You can play this activity in a sandpit, a sensory bin filled with rice, beans, or other materials you can find at home. - The Empowered Educator Forest School Activities, Fine Motor Activities For Kids, Early Learning Activities, Earth Day Activities, Motor Skills Activities, Daycare Activities, Games For Toddlers, Daycare Ideas
Easy Fine Motor Spider Game for Toddlers! - The Empowered Educator
Easy fine motor activity for toddlers - This spider scooping game is great for developing fine motor skills in toddlers and it's simple enough for them to enjoy and want to keep going. You can play this activity in a sandpit, a sensory bin filled with rice, beans, or other materials you can find at home. - The Empowered Educator
A collection of ideas to create treasure baskets for babies and toddlers to invite playful learning. You'll find 10 easy everyday items you can add to your baby's treasure basket, plus treasure basket ideas to help you get started. - The Empowered Educator Montessori Activities, Infant Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas
How to Use Treasure Baskets for Play and Open-Ended Learning for Babies and Toddlers
A collection of ideas to create treasure baskets for babies and toddlers to invite playful learning. You'll find 10 easy everyday items you can add to your baby's treasure basket, plus treasure basket ideas to help you get started. - The Empowered Educator
A huge collection of ideas and inspiration for reusing tyres in outdoor play creatively & safely. Save money on outdoor play equipment by upcycling! Project & safety tips included for early childhood educators and teachers. Outdoor Kids, Diy Outdoor, Outdoor Party, Outdoor Play Structures, Outdoor School, Backyard Fun, Playground Landscaping
Easy Ideas for reusing tyres in outdoor play areas and backyards.
A huge collection of ideas and inspiration for reusing tyres in outdoor play creatively & safely. Save money on outdoor play equipment by upcycling! Project & safety tips included for early childhood educators and teachers.
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
Nature Collection Bottles - Play and Learn Every Day Nature Walk Activities, Nature Based Preschool, Nature Based Play, Nature Based Learning, Nature Play, Nature Kids, Back To Nature, Science Activities
Nature Collection Bottles
Nature Collection Bottles - Play and Learn Every Day
Create sensory small worlds and fairy gardens you can move all around the outdoor play space by upcycling old wheelbarrows. See how to make yours here! Small Flower Gardens, Small Flowers, Small Garden, Small Backyard, Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Area, Activities For Kids
How to make wheelbarrow small world gardens for play
Create sensory small worlds and fairy gardens you can move all around the outdoor play space by upcycling old wheelbarrows. See how to make yours here!
Play Based Learning! Find out how to introduce children to the concepts of sustainability and composting with this easy worm tunnel project for the garden. See all the steps at The Empowered Educator - this is a wonderful sustainable practice activity for homeschool and early childhood educators as well as parents! - The Empowered Educator Outdoor Learning Activities, Preschool Activities, Nature Activities, Worms Preschool, Environment Activities, Preschool Garden, Garden Activities, Summer Activities
How to Make a Composting Worm Tower with Children
Play Based Learning! Find out how to introduce children to the concepts of sustainability and composting with this easy worm tunnel project for the garden. See all the steps at The Empowered Educator - this is a wonderful sustainable practice activity for homeschool and early childhood educators as well as parents! - The Empowered Educator
Outdoor Play Areas – Part 4 – Incorporating Sustainability Outdoor Areas, Learning Stories, Motor Activities, Outdoor Activities, Diy Garden Projects, Garden Ideas
Outdoor Play Areas – Part 4 – Incorporating Sustainability
Outdoor Play Areas – Part 4 – Incorporating Sustainability
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
How can early childhood educators support children with sensory challenges? While I'm not an expert in sensory processing disorder (SPD), I hope you'll find these tips, strategies, and activity ideas helpful to learn more about sensory processing disorder/challenges, the challenges some children face, and how this can impact on a child’s behaviour and interactions. | The Empowered Educator Infant Sensory Activities, Senses Activities, Sensory Bins, Early Learning, Fun Learning
Sensory Processing Challenges For Children And The Role Of Educators
How can early childhood educators support children with sensory challenges? While I'm not an expert in sensory processing disorder (SPD), I hope you'll find these tips, strategies, and activity ideas helpful to learn more about sensory processing disorder/challenges, the challenges some children face, and how this can impact on a child’s behaviour and interactions. | The Empowered Educator
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
Goopy Bear Hunt fine motor sensory fun for toddlers - this is a fun sensory activity incorporating fine motor skills, colour recognition, classification, and counting. It's best set up outdoors but can be modified as an indoor activity. Your children will have lots of fun with this activity! | The Empowered Educator Sensory Activities Toddlers, Toddler Sensory, Family Day Care, Learning Framework
Goopy Bear Hunt Fine Motor Sensory Activity for Toddlers
Goopy Bear Hunt fine motor sensory fun for toddlers - this is a fun sensory activity incorporating fine motor skills, colour recognition, classification, and counting. It's best set up outdoors but can be modified as an indoor activity. Your children will have lots of fun with this activity! | The Empowered Educator
If you want to add more opportunities for nature play to your early learning environments, start with these simple nature play ideas from educators! Have a look at these activities using flowers, leaves, sticks, and nature loose parts. - The Empowered Educator Indoor Activities For Kids, Preschool Kids, Family Fun Night
Simple Ideas for Nature Play Activities and Environments for Children
If you want to add more opportunities for nature play to your early learning environments, start with these simple nature play ideas from educators! Have a look at these activities using flowers, leaves, sticks, and nature loose parts. - The Empowered Educator
We compiled a huge collection of ideas and inspiration for reusing and recycling tyres for play based learning in outdoor play spaces. Get creative with outdoor outdoor play areas by recycling and upcyling tyres! Use these ideas in your backyard or garden play areas. Let us know which ideas you tried! - The Empowered Educator Preschool Activity, Family Fun Night Ideas Kids, Family Fun Games
Easy Ideas for recycling tyres in outdoor play areas and backyards
We compiled a huge collection of ideas and inspiration for reusing and recycling tyres for play based learning in outdoor play spaces. Get creative with outdoor outdoor play areas by recycling and upcyling tyres! Use these ideas in your backyard or garden play areas. Let us know which ideas you tried! - The Empowered Educator
Do you notice children displaying certain sensory avoiding or sensory seeking behaviors? This podcast episode explains common signals that may indicate an underlying sensory need. Learn how AI can strengthen observation skills & help educators to recognize patterns. 5 Senses Activities, Primary Education, Early Education, Overwhelmed Teacher, Early Childhood Professional, Educational Assistant
Use To use A Chatbot To Support Diverse Sensory Needs
Do you notice children displaying certain sensory avoiding or sensory seeking behaviors? This podcast episode explains common signals that may indicate an underlying sensory need. Learn how AI can strengthen observation skills & help educators to recognize patterns.
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator
The Empowered Educator | Early Childhood Educator