Busy Board - Love this idea! this is a spectacular idea but at the same time i wonder if it would make them want to play with the real stuff more? but my goodness i really really love this idea. pretty sure every toddler would love it.
Muffin Pan Fun and other toddler activities months old ---> O'Courter: When he was around 9 months old, I gave my son plastic Easter eggs and a mini muffin tin. He had a lot of fun sorting them in the tin.
The Ultimate Guide to Hands On Toddler Activities - Brittany Estes--- This could also work for pre-math skills. Which shape has more or less? I would put on magnets on the back and have a magnetic work space for them to do this activity!
Pattern matching activity game for preschoolers - simple activity with cognitive benefits. Matching is the simplest form of finding patterns which is an important part of learning to organizing information. This is important for math and reading later on.
Printable Cereal Sorting Mat: Super simple cognitive development activity for toddlers and preschoolers! By using larger circles, it allows children with low incidence disabilities to participate in the sorting activity.