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Little ones and play #132

by on March 7, 2013
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 Today we’re talking about what we do with our baby and toddlers when we have them home. Nicole shares resources and ideas in the interview for those active now moving children using everyday, easy activities.

Nicole, founder of The Activity Mom, has a passion for sharing simple ideas and activities that make learning fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

Lots of ideas of what to do with our baby and toddler through play from Nicole of Activity Mom 

In this episode::


  • 11 month old games and play activities
  • Young toddler activities ( 18-24mtn) entertain or keep busy with equipment or everyday things.
  • How do we help children who want to do things they are not quite ready to do like scissor use?
  • How long should children be sitting to a task as a toddler?
  • What will your day look like with a young toddler?
  • Time alone play
  • Go to items to have on hand at home
  • Play Activity ideas
  • Alphabet activities for young children.
  • PAper plate activities
  • Putting stories and play activities together- Dr Seuss Wacky Wednesday
  • Baby type games since we’re home all day
  • Not entertaining all the time
  • Time for Tots– selling hands on learning kits for preschoolers and toddlers
  • two actions you’ve taken in the last 2 years that have had a positive effect on your life?
  • What were you doing 12/3 years ago?
  • What’s the favourite play activity in your household?



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3 Responses to “Little ones and play #132”
  1. I love Nicole! What a great podcast!
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  2. Shonda says:

    I love Nicole’s site, The Activity Mom. This was a great podcast and a great reminder for me to get out some new things for my 2 year old. I know that I need to be intentional and take time to plan for play. Thanks for sharing this interview!

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